Prevention and Protection against Bird Flu
This leaflet explains that even if bird flu is not currently active in the country, it is important to be preapred so that citizens can help prevent an epidemic.The best way to ensure that people protect themselves, their families and chickens against bird flu is to make sure they are alert to the dangers, and aware of actions to take and behaviors to follow.
These behaviors include: reporting anything suspicious separating new poultry stock from old poultry stock for two weeks, hand washing, and taking care when cooking.
Source: UNICEF, WHO, Pacific Regional Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Project
Date of Publication: September 30, 2021
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