China has detected an outbreak of avian influenza


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In Sichuan province, China, revealed the outbreak of bird flu H5N6. This was announced by the Ministry of agriculture of the country, reports RIA Novosti.

Outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza occurred on the farm of the city district Nanchong. It is reported that this farm had 2 497 poultry, 1 840 of them got infected and died. The local authorities took measures to prevent the spread of the disease, were destroyed 2.26 thousands of domestic birds.

On 2 February it was reported that in China’s Hunan province an outbreak of H5N1 avian influenza. This province is bordered by Hubei province, which has become the epicenter of the epidemic of the new 2019 coronavirus-nCoV.

Avian influenza — an acute infectious disease caused by a virus A(H5N1). It begins with chills, fever up to 38 degrees Celsius, muscle and headaches, sore throat. Possible watery liquid chair, repeated vomiting. The patient’s condition is deteriorating rapidly. After 2-3 days there is a wet cough, often with blood, shortness of breath. Then it may be difficulty breathing. Possible liver, kidney and brain. Avian flu is unusually aggressive course with rapid deterioration and high mortality.

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