Humans with bird flu have been identified in the UK

Humans with bird flu have been identified in the UK

The person has been in contact with infected birds for a long time and is isolated at home

Public photosH5 bird flu is spreading in the UK

Health Care Agency United Kingdom This Thursday, the 6th, confirmed that it was a human case Bird flu Found in southwestern England. According to the UKHSA, the person was in contact with infected birds and is in ‘good health’. The victim is isolated and represents minimal risk to the population. “The person became infected from very close and regular contact with a large number of infected birds, which they kept in their home and around it for a long time,” UKHSA said. “All contacts of the individual, including those who visited the facility, have been identified and there is no evidence that anyone has been infected.”

Avian influenza is a type of flu that spreads between birds and is very rare to spread from person to person. The virus H5, found in the UK, is found in birds. In December, a veterinarian in the country said bird flu was “high” in the region. A recent eruption in Israel killed more than 5,000 migratory animals, forcing farmers to euthanize hundreds of chickens. In recent weeks, flu cases have been reported in the Netherlands, Slovenia and the Czech Republic.

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