Definition of bird flu in English:

bird flu

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noun

[mass noun]
A severe, often fatal, type of influenza that affects birds, especially poultry, and that can also be transmitted to humans.
More example sentences
  • The fear is that human and bird flu virus could mix in pigs and form a strain more easily transmittable to humans.
  • Supply is not keeping up with demand for the antiviral drug that may lessen the bird flu in humans.
  • Right now there is a huge concern about bird flu crossing into the human population.

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