Ever since the pandemic like corona has come in the world, how many viruses and diseases have come. One disease is being created one after another. Lakhs of animal birds have died due to dangerous disease like bird flu that came some time back. Some have been killed. The corona virus did not end that the virus arrived. Which is called bird flu. Now the matter of its spread in humans is also coming out. The first case of humans being infected with bird flu has been reported in Russia. Russia’s Health Department has confirmed this.
Animals are getting infected by contact with birds
Scientists at the Vector Research Center reported that seven employees of a poultry farm have been found infected with the virus, although none of them showed any serious side effects. It is being told that this information has been given to Russia.
Although most birds and chickens are usually infected with bird flu, but humans can also become infected with the virus when they come in contact with infected birds. The disease is extremely dangerous, which can also lead to death. According to the report, the first case of bird flu infection in humans was revealed in the year 1997 and since then about 60 percent people have died.
These are the symptoms of infection
Like corona, the bird flu virus also has mutations. H5N1 was the first bird flu virus to infect humans for the first time. In humans, the disease is spread through contact with infected bird feces, nasal secretions, saliva in the mouth or water coming out of the eyes.
People associated with poultry are at the highest risk of infection from bird flu, as they are in contact with chickens almost all the time. Apart from this, people who go to infected places, raw or undercooked chicken or egg eaters are always at risk of getting infected by bird flu.
What are the symptoms of bird fluThe
- Sore throat
- Muscle aches
If you notice any of these symptoms, contact a doctor immediately.