Description of the Cause of bird flu was type A influenza virus that spreads among birds. This virus can then spread to other species such as pigs, cats, dogs, tigers, even humans. influenza virus type A has several subtypes that are marked with the haemagglutinin (H) and Neuramidase (N).
There are 9 variants and 14 variants of N.H bird flu virus is currently endemic H5N1 subtype that has an incubation period of 3-5 days.
Humans who have a high risk of contracting are children. Why, they have the endurance of poultry workers are weak, sellers and handlers of poultry and domestic birds, the homeowner. The incubation period is 1-7 days after symptoms appear affected by bird flu.
The emergence of symptoms of high fever (> 38 degrees Celsius), sore throat, suddenly, cough, issued a runny nose, muscle aches, headaches, sudden fatigue, incidence of pneumonia (pneumonia). The symptoms are similar to ordinary flu symptoms. If not treated quickly can lead to death of the patient.
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