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Bird diseases

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Bird flu (avian influenza) - myDr.com.au

Avian influenza, or bird flu, is an infectious disease caused by a type of influenza virus. Find out about outbreaks, symptoms, treatment and prevention.

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Kunjin/West Nile virus infection - including symptoms, treatment and prevention

Kunjin/West Nile virus infection is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito and is always present in tropical parts of Australia

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Bird flu (influenza A; avian influenza) information | myVMC

Bird flu or avian influenza is a viral infection with type A influenza. It typically affects birds but is sometimes transmitted to humans.

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Department of Health | Avian Influenza or Bird Flu

This page contains information about avian influenza, also known as bird flu. The

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Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)

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Do pets have an impact on our mental health? - The SANE Blog

Did you know that Australia has one of the highest levels of pet ownership in the world?Around 36% of households own a dog and 23% include a cat as part of the family. And then there are horses, guinea pigs, fish, birds . . .

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Salmonella infection - including symptoms, treatment and prevention :: SA Health

An infection of the bowel caused by Salmonella bacteria which occurs in many domestic and wild animals and birds and can infect humans

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Psittacosis parrot fever | National Centre for Farmer Health

Psittacosis (sometimes called ornithosis or parrot disease or parrot fever) is an infection of the lung (pneumonia) caused by the bacterium Chlamydophila. Read more...

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Psittacosis (Chlamydia psittaci infection) information | myVMC

Psittacosis or parrot fever is a bacterial infection with Chlamydia psittaci. It mostly affects people working with birds and can cause flu-like symptoms.

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West Nile virus - Lab Tests Online AU

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