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Imported infectious respiratory disease 

Imported infectious respiratory disease
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Imported infectious respiratory disease
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10.1093/med/9780199202447.003.0023
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date: 19 October 2019

Avian influenza 138

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) 142

There are few avian influenza viruses that have crossed the species barrier to infect humans, all known cases of which have resulted from contact with infected birds. Infected birds shed influenza virus in saliva, nasal secretions, and faeces....

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