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26 August 2008

During an outbreak of avian influenza among poultry there is a possible risk to people who have contact with infected birds or surfaces that have been contaminated with excretions from infected birds that carry the virus.

* SOURCE:
   Food and Agriculture Organization of the United States
   http://www.fao.org/avianflu/en/glossary.html

* LEARN MORE:
   Bird Flu Update 2005

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