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H5N1 virus – a serious threat to public health

The main route of transmission of H5N1 to humans is through direct contact with infected animals or contaminated surfaces. Also, by killing and consumption of infected meat increases the risk of contracting the virus. Another risk factor is the waters that were identified bodies and droppings of infected birds. Attention to symptoms! The main symptoms recorded to humans are: * Hoarseness; * Cough; * Fever (39-40 degrees Celsius); * Muscle aches; * Intense headache; * Acute respiratory failure (difficulty...