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Chicken Flu (Bird Flu)

The Chicken flu is an avian flu that can affect humans. It is deadly and has been reported in Southeast Asia. The first cases were reported in Hong Kong.

Efforts to make a vaccine have not been very successful and currently scientists are working on a new vaccine made out of chicken eggs. The procedure involves replacing the deadly gene of the virus's eight genes with a harmless one from other strains.

Disclaimer: Information shared in this section is indicative. Please do not make any conclusion and we strongly recommend you to consult with your Doctor. Symptoms may vary with individual, geography, climate and lifestyle