bird flu causa dies above 70 degrees and even cooked well, removes are harm...... more over bird flu spreads among the birds.........humans have shown a good immunity towards it although cases have been observed, many a times being cured by a plain paracetamol.
Eating chicken, is safe. If it is well cooked. Viruses (bird flu is caused by virus) do not survive beyond the extreme temperaturs of ccoking. And are immunity is strong enough to deal with virus. However the flu becomes an epidemic if there is a new strain, which has undergone changes and new to our immune system. Even in that case the major source of transmission is nasal droplets and not food (although possiblity is not ruled out).But in a well cooked, of course the posiblity is alomst nill.
1. bird flu is hard for people to catch. Most of the people who have become sick with bird flu came into close contact with sick chickens or ducks and touched them with bare hands.
2. There is no evidence that properly cooked poultry or eggs can be a source of infection for bird flu. Because other common diseases such as salmonella infection can be spread by eating undercooked poultry or eggs:
3.The U.S. Department of Agriculture,campaign, is recommending that all chicken be cooked to a minimum temperature of 165 degrees to ensure that all viruses and bacteria, including bird flu, are destroyed.
hi welcome to HCM.You cannot get avian influenza from properly handled and cooked poultry and eggs.Most cases of avian influenza infection in humans have resulted from direct or close contact with infected poultry or surfaces contaminated with secretions and excretions from infected birds. Even if poultry and eggs were to be contaminated with the virus, proper cooking would kill it.Use a food thermometer to make sure you cook poultry to a temperature of at least 165 degrees Fahrenheit, may wish to cook poultry to a higher temperature for personal preference.thank you
went to er said had flu sent home one da y latter in icu with bactaia pnuemonia well son died why didnt er see infections did it really take three @half weeks laying in icu eating up all inside body before asking to take off ventorlation machine flu A pnuemoose pnuemonia i think after taling to family member it was from killin ckichen to eat the bird flu is this possible
Hello I am on vacation in mexico city. I have been sneezing , with a slight cough , sweating, diaria and a runny noze. should I get checked out for bird fleu? An out break has been reported two weeks ago aprox 35 miles away in poultry. The H7N3 flu was detected in two municipalities in the state of Jalisco, Mexico s largest chicken farming region, and authorities have been working quickly to contain the outbreak , a statement from the ministry said. There is no risk of infection (in humans) as a result of consuming poultry, said Jose Munoz from the Jalisco state government. It was not clear how many of the 870,000 birds - just a small fraction of the national flock - had contracted the flu and how many had been culled by farmers to contain its spread, an agriculture ministry official said.
I have had the flu, though most of the annoying symptoms are gone - the fever remains. For the most part, the fever hovers around 98.9 - 100.2. I have been to many sites that say do not eat with a fever . However, I have had this fever now for almost a week. I have drank plenty of water, eaten chicken noodle soup, and endless packages of Saltines. I m starving. Are there any food suggesstions you can come up with that would be safe to eat? (other than those mentioned above) Please help. Thank you.
My 9 year old son has been ill with various bugs, infections since October 2010, including d&v, coughs, bad cold, flu and then probably swine flu over Christmas. The doctor did various blood tests to see if there was an underlying reason and they came back today with low white blood cells. She's said she'll retest in 3 weeks. Should we be concerned? Thanks
i was wondering why ever since the first outbreak of swine flu (2009)which i believe i had, i keep getting a recurring virus every few months with all the same kind of symptoms. Could it be swine flu recurring or a weakened immune system that causes this?
I got the swine flu five months ago and I have RA. I was hospitalized for five days and they gave me the anti viral drugs along with prednisone. I recently became ill with what seems to be sinus infection. I'm experiencing regurgitation and sore throat that feels swollen and I can't eat, cause it is really uncomfortable do to the severity of the inflammation and pain that radiates to my left ear. I'm on antibiotics for like the fourth time since I got the H1n1. Should I be worried? Can you have complications this far out after the initial onset of the flu?
My son is doing a research paper on the Swine Flu. We're trying to find out which organs and body systems are affected by the virus, its symptoms, which part of the population is affected (gender, age, etc.), and if the epidemic only occurs at a certain time of the year. Thank you.