Frequently Asked Questions
What is Influenza?
How to Prevent Influenza?
What is avian influenza?
What are the symptoms? How soon do symptoms start? How long does it last?
What about an influenza pandemic?
Is flue pandemic different to flue that occurs every year?
What are the symptoms of pandemic flue?
Who is at risk from pandemic flu?
Can pandemic flu kill people?
Which viruses cause highly pathogenic disease?
What is the present situation?
What is the current level of threat of a pandemic in the world?
Why are Health Authorities worried about avian influenza?
Do migratory birds considered source of Threat?
Do migratory birds spread highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses?
What are the control measures in birds?
What are the signs of disease in the infected birds?
What are the consequences of outbreaks in poultry?
Does Avian influenza considered a human health concern?
Can humans be infected and how common?
At present, is there evidence of efficient human-to-human transmission?
Is it reassuring that so few human cases have occurred?
How do outbreaks of avian influenza spread within a country among birds and Humans?
How does the disease spread from one country to another?
Which influenza considered the most serious?
Is it considered a global Threat?
Why we should differentiate between the needed concern and the unnecessary fear?
What about the pandemic risk?
What changes are needed for H5N1 to become a pandemic virus?
Are there any other causes for concern?
Are the right control measures being applied?
What measures are in place to prevent avian influenza in Bahrain?
Is Bahrain disease free?
Can a pandemic be averted?
What is the predicted number of deaths from the pandemic virus?
What are the most important warning signals that a pandemic is about to start?
Where have human cases occurred?
Apart from H5N1, have other avian influenza viruses ever infected humans?
How do people become infected from birds?
How does pandemic flu spread from human to human?
Can Avian influenza transmitted through eating food?
How is pandemic flu treated?
Is there a vaccine effective against H5N1 in humans?
What about vaccines during a flu pandemic?
What drugs are available for treatment?
How can I protect myself and others from pandemic flu?
How to protect our self during travel?
Is pandemic flu a quarantinable disease?
If I get pandemic flu will I be put in quarantine?
How long would people be quarantined for?
How will I know if a pandemic has reached Bahrain?
How well prepared Bahrain for pandemic influenza?
What are the good news?
What are the important updated messages?
Do you need more information?
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