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The paper examines the etiology, origins, methods of transmission, symptoms, treatment, epidemiology and other effects of the H5N1 virus on the human population. The paper shows how it is important to continue to monitor the spread of H5N1 so that we can react as quickly as possible should it threaten to become the world's next pandemic.
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Cite this Term Paper:
Avian Influenza (2009, July 19) Retrieved September 28, 2023, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/avian-influenza-115403/
"Avian Influenza" 19 July 2009. Web. 28 September. 2023. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/avian-influenza-115403/>