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Avian Influenza

Avian influenza is a disease of poultry, whose disease symptoms vary from completely mild or unnoticeable to a catastrophic disease with a mortality rate that can reach up to 100% in some avian species. The natural hosts of the virus are ducks, shorebirds, and other species of wild aquatic birds. 

USDA. NAL. Animal Welfare Information Center.

Provides an extensive bibliography and internet resources covering aspects of avian flu, including epidemiology, disease control and prevention, pathology, diagnosis, zoonotic implications and research.

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