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  • The Avian Flu

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    The avian flu better known as the bird flu now just because flu that may have an animal name does not necessarily come from an animal the flu genes are as similar to animals. Apparently the bird flu mostly affected birds, chickens and wild birds. The first bird flu to infect a person had been in Hong Kong in the year 1997. Ever since the bird flu infection it has spread from Hong Kong to different places around the world such as Europe, Asia and even the Middle East with birds not with people. When

  • Avian Flu

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    Avian flu is a massacring virus with potential to eradicate ten percent of the human population. This virus is tenacious and will not stop until its job is complete. It is inescapable. The only way it can be stopped is with expensive drugs. But instead of the government spending the money to produce these life-saving drugs, they spend about 57% of the federal budget on the military while only 8% is spent on science and health. But Americans are ignorant and often have a hubristic attitude causing

  • Avian Song Control

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    Avian Song Control Bird songs continue to fascinate neurobiologists and neuroethologists because the development of song has been a popular model used to examine the role of environment on behavior. In most species, only male birds sing complex songs. Their vocalizations are the result of sexual dimorphism in the brain regions responsible for the production of song. However, this behavior is not genetically hardwired into the avian brain. Certain conditions must exist in order for male birds

  • The Avian Influenza Virus

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    The Avian Influenza Virus had its first outbreak in 1997 (Beigel et al. 2005), re-emerged in 2003 (Gao et al. 2013b) and evolved in 2013 (Gao et al. 2013a), its impact on the human population, especially in Asian and European continents has been detrimental to the human population. It was initially thought due to the nature of the Avian Influenza humans could not contract the virus. However as human airway cells become susceptible in the late stages of an illness, the influenza and Avian virus

  • Avian Influenza and Its Expected Ramifications

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    Over the past fifteen years H5N1 influenza (also known as Avian Flu or Bird Flu) has become a common topic of speculation and debate worldwide, causing quite a bit of confusion about its possible impacts on our society. At this point in time it is generally recognized by the international medical community that Avian Flu is bound to become a pandemic, most likely within the next ten years. Research on Avian Flu and its effects have led many scholars to make grave predictions of major global turmoil

  • Avian Flu Essay

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    Avian Flu KUMAMOTO JAPAN: Two Japanese chicken farms had to put down 112,000 chickens because of a new outbreak of bird flu. While there hasn’t been any transmission between birds and humans in Japan ever, the Avian Influenza Type A virus is still being handled with significant care to avoid any possibility of human harm. A Japanese Food Safety Commission publishing noted that avian flu was quickly broken down by stomach acid so there wouldn’t be foreseeable harm to any people if they ingested some

  • Avian Flu Essay

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    The virus does not affect them they just carry it from one place to the infection site. The Avian flu does not usually infect humans; however some strains such as the A (H5N1) and A (H7N9) have cause severe cases in some people. Occasionally, a person infected with avian flu has passed it on to someone else. There is a wide range of unresolved questions regarding this disease since it first emerged. The Avian influenza is divided into groups based on their ability to cause disease in poultry; high

  • Avian Species In Bangalore

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    Introduction One of the major problems that presents itself to us today is the impact of urbanisation on nature and the ecosystem. Urbanisation first occurred in MEDCs during the industrial revolution, people were attracted to urban areas from rural areas to work in factories. They were also pushed as developments in technology led to mechanisation on farms leading to a lack of jobs. As LEDCs are developing more people are migrating to urban areas, this trend has caught in Bangalore as people from

  • Avian Influenza: The H5N1 Virus

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    Avoen onflainze hes biin thi promi fucas uwong tu ots ompurtenci on hamen hielth end thi icunumoc lussis ot crietis. Asoen cuantrois hevi biin meonly effictid by thi H5N1 voras whiri thi dosiesi os inzuutoc. A luss uf 0.4% chengi on GDP uccarrid on Suath Asoen rigoun dai tu Avoen onflainze uatbrieks (Wurld Benk, 2006). Thi carrint cuntrul stretigois egeonst Avoen Inflainze eri stempong end vecconetoun. Buth thisi pulocois saffir frum verouas drewbecks. Thi stempong uat pulocy lieds tu luss

  • A Potential Avian Influenza Pandemic

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    A Potential Avian Influenza Pandemic Avian influenza could potentially be the world's next pandemic. The virus that causes this disease can be transmitted to other birds and humans by bird secretions. Bird migrations, as well as today?s instant worldwide transportation, can spread the avian influenza virus at amazing speeds. The government would face a disease that could wipe out millions of people. Meanwhile, the economy would crash as money is spent eradicating the disease from the country.