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bird flu

Translation of bird flu in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • (Medicine)
    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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