Avian influenza
禽流感

Avian influenza refers to diseases caused by influenza virus that normally affect birds or poultry. The condition may be particularly severe when occurring in human. The commonly known ones are H5N1, H5N6, H5N8 (birds and poultry only) and H7N9.

某些流感病毒主要侵襲雀鳥和家禽而致病,統稱『禽流感』。禽流感病毒偶然感染人類,所產生的疾病可以十分嚴重。較常見的禽流流感病毒有H5N1 、H5N6 、H5N8 (現時只感染禽鳥)和H7N9 。

Avian influenza maps 禽流感地圖