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How to combat the deadly bird flu outbreak
Health focus explores the threat of the deadly influenza crossing over to humans, as well as how populations at risk could prevent themselves from catching the virus.

Last week the ministry of health announced an outbreak of avian influenza, commonly known as bird flu in Lutembe bay and Bukakatta islands in Masaka, which lie on the shores of lake Victoria.

The outbreak was confirmed after samples conducted on dead migratory birds turned out positive. Days later, twenty people were suspected to be infected with the virus.

 Health focus explores the threat of the deadly influenza crossing over to humans, as well as how populations at risk could prevent themselves from catching the virus. 

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