Avian Flu - Bird Flu

Information on Bird Flu

Avian influenza or bird flu refers to the disease caused by infection with avian (bird) influenza (flu) Type A viruses. These viruses naturally spread among wild aquatic birds worldwide and can infect domestic poultry and other bird and animal species. Bird flu viruses do not normally infect humans. However, sporadic human infections with  bird flu viruses have occurred. The links below offer more information about bird flu. 

CDC Avian Flu

Mass.gov Avian Flu