Avian influenza virus and human: pandemic concern and threat?

Mohammad Derakhshan

Volume 3, Issue 4 , November 2016, , Pages 166-170


  Type A influenza viruses causes infections in human and animals, especially in birds. Wild aquatic birds are the natural hosts for all known influenza type A viruses. Avian type viruses are divided into two groups: highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) and low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI). HPAI ...  Read More