The year 2006 was a year of bird flu pandemic. how not? until 17 August 2006, the WHO (World Health Organization) has listed as many as 239 cases and 140 deaths disebsbkan this virus. but, do you know that this virus has been transmitted from birds to humans since 1968? so as not to catch it, let us identify this virus.
Different causes of bird flu (Avian Influenza)
Avian influenza caused by type A influenza virus that has several subtypes. The virus is characterized by the presence of hemagglutinin (H) and Neuroamidase (N). bird flu virus is contagious at this time. Is the H5N1 subtype. The virus can survive in water up to 4 days at 20 C and more than 30 days at 0 C. virus will die in 60 C heat for 30 minutes or 56 C for 3 hours. In addition, the provision of disinfectants, detergents, or liquids containing iodine can be deadly virus.