Avian Flu: The Facts
Avian Flu is an increasingly discussed topic among the media and medical associations such as the CDC (Centers for Disease Control). A form of influenza believed to strike all birds, it has jumped to humans, though no human-to-human transmission has been reported. Infected birds spread the virus through saliva, feces, and nasal secretions. So far, only humans with direct contact with sick birds have caught the disease, but scientists are worried that bird flu could link with regular human influenza, mutate, and become a deadly new virus and trigger a pandemic. This video is a great way to raise awareness in your workplace and give your associates the tools they need to act in a calm, confident manner in the event of an outbreak or potential outbreak.