The World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are preparing for the possibility that bird flu could spread to people all over the world in what is called a pandemic. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved human vaccines to protect against bird flu.International health organizations now require that all infected birds be killed. Some countries have programs to clean up poultry farms and to check that all birds are healthy before they are sold. In 2004, the United States stopped buying poultry from most Asian countries.
What steps can you adopt to prevent Bird Flu (Avian Influenza):
- IF its negligible for to travel an infected area, pay a regular visit to your doctor for checkup. Its better for you to use anti Bird Flu vaccine.
- You have to keep your hands clean by washing through an anti bacterial soap. You can also use alcoholic hand gels as they act as best anti bacterial lubes.
- Eat fully cooked and properly heated eggs.
- Eat properly cooked, baked and highly heated chicken. It is the heat that kills any kind of bacteria in chicken or an egg.