Two strains of bird flu spreading

Over the past few weeks two strains of bird flue have been being reported on. One exists here in the United States and has resulted in the destruction of over 40,000 turkeys to try to minimize the spread. This is the H5N2 strain.

The second strain – the H7N9 – is currently in China. It is being found both in poultry and in humans. It is being reported that this strain could result in a massive pandemic if not brought under control.


Here are several links pertaining to the the H5N2 and H7N9 bird flu strains:

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/bird-flu-strain-poultry-farmers-scrambling-29636088

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/kansas-avian-influenza-detected-in-leavenworth-county-poultry-flock-66717/

http://www.inquisitr.com/1920326/butterball-turkeys-infected-with-avian-bird-flu-40000-turkeys-will-be-killed-to-stop-multistate-outbreak-in-u-s/

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_27696409/report-h7n9-bird-flu-has-makings-pandemic

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/u-exports-risk-bird-flu-enters-heart-poultry-051047677–finance.html

I am not suggesting the world will end tomorrow due to bird flu. No – I am sure that both of these strains will be kept under control. BUT – you never know.

 

Start now to make sure you are staying prepared.

 

Via:  modernsurvivalonline


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