Bird Flu (H5N1) Prevention
The best prevention is to avoid sources of exposureThe best way to prevent avian (bird) influenza (flu) is to avoid sources of exposure whenever possible. Infected birds shed bird flu virus in their saliva, mucous and feces.
Is there a vaccine for H5N1?
Which medicine is best for bird flu?
Can you be immune to bird flu?
Can you vaccinate chickens against bird flu?
Does flu shot protect against bird flu?
Before traveling, ask your doctor about a flu shot. It won’t protect you specifically from bird flu, but it may help reduce the risk of simultaneous infection with bird and human flu viruses.