News

19/Jun/2017

How Infected Backyard Poultry Could Spread Bird Flu to People

Bird Flu & People

It is rare for people to get infected with bird flu viruses, but it can happen. Bird flu viruses can infect people when enough virus gets into a person’s eyes, nose or mouth, or is inhaled. This might happen when virus is in the air (in droplets or possibly dust) and a person breathes it in, or when a person touches something that has virus on it and then touches their mouth, eyes or nose. (See picture on reverse side.) Most bird flu infections in people have happened after unprotected contact with infected birds or contaminated surfaces. In some cases, however, no direct contact has been reported. No human bird flu infections have been reported from proper handling of poultry meat or from eating properly cooked poultry or poultry products.

CDC Article and Information Link >

Downloadable PDF on Avian Flu Transmission

Downloadable Avian Flu Transmission – Spanish


SHEPARD REVERSE LOGO

Shepard Medical Products has been an industry leader in the field of Infection Protection for the medical and food industries since 1986. Throughout the company’s history, Shepard has enjoyed progressive, steady growth by providing the highest quality, infection control solutions to our customers.

Facebook Feed

Shepard Medical Products
Shepard Medical Products
Post-COVID Heart Scans Without Symptoms: Not a Good Idea
— Multidisciplinary group urges against general population screening

Twitter Feed


Post-COVID Heart Scans Without Symptoms: Not a Good Idea https://t.co/T2gEamWjVJ

Contact Information

info@shepard-medical.com

    805 E. Irving Park Road, Ste. C
    Roselle, Illinois 60172 USA

800-354-5683

630-539-7790

Copyright Shepard Medical 2020. All rights reserved.