Definition Bird flu

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Definition

bird (or avian) flu: the infectious virus carried by birds that can be transmitted to humans
noun

Examples

  • "A team of French scientists is claiming a major breakthrough in the fight against the avian influenza virus (or "bird flu"): a bird-sized scarf made of wool."
  • "Hurricane Vanessa continues to wreak havoc all over the American Southeast, another suicide bombing on Mount Placid has caused panic in the Middle East, a new outbreak of avian flu is devastating the chicken industry in Ethiopia."
  • "Could this be the bird flu?"
  • "A team of French scientists is claiming a major breakthrough in the fight against the avian influenza virus (or "bird flu"): a bird-sized scarf made of wool."
  • "Scientists unveil new deterrent against bird flu"

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