​Avian influenza is primarily a disease of birds. Overseas, humans have rarely been infected after close contact with infected birds. To p​rev​ent infection, avoid contact with birds and their droppings in affected countries.

For more details, please see Avian influenza​ or contact your local Public Health Unit on 1300 066 055.

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Current as at: Tuesday 2 May 2023
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