After Corona, a new H5N1 bird flu appeared in China
Chinese authorities said on Saturday that a “severe” strain of the H5N1 bird flu virus had been reported in China’s Hunan province.
According to Business Insider, the severe strain of H5N1 bird flu appeared on a farm, located in Shaoyang City, Hunan Province.
He continued: “Of the 7,850 chickens on the farm, 4,500 died from the H5N1 bird flu.”
The Chinese government said it had “executed” 17,828 chickens in the wake of the virus outbreak.
This development comes at a time when China is experiencing a great tragedy due to the Corunna virus, which, so far, has claimed the lives of 259 people.
And official Chinese data indicates that the number of confirmed cases infected with corona has risen to 14 thousand and 628 cases.
It is worth noting that avian influenza virus appeared in 2003 and caused the death of approximately 400 people, after having spread in Asia, Africa, North America and certain parts of Europe.
Most people with symptoms of this virus come into contact with sick birds.
Symptoms of bird flu
Symptoms of bird flu infection. People with avian influenza have symptoms similar to the flu. Some of these symptoms and signs are: Fever, where body temperature exceeds 38 degrees Celsius. Cough. Breathlessness and breathing. Neck irritated. Muscle pain. Other symptoms occur in some people, such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, encephalitis and eye infection.
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