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Bird Flu (Avian Influenza) Topic Guide

Bird Flu (Avian Influenza) Bird Flu (Avian Influenza): A mutation to the bird flu virus could result in an influenza strain that afflicts not only birds, but humans, too. So far, the only humans to contract bird flu have been in contact with infected birds and other contaminated surfaces. Symptoms include fever, sore throat, pneumonia, eye infection, muscle aches, and cough. Antiviral drugs are a form of treatment that lessens the length and severity of the flu.

Bird Flu (Avian Influenza) Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

zanamivir Zanamivir

Zanamivir is an antiviral medication. It blocks the actions of viruses in your body...learn more »

amantadine Amantadine

Amantadine is an antiviral medicine that blocks the actions of viruses in your body...learn more »