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Join in the studio now by Dr.
Manny Alvarez of the Fox News medically eighteen documenting going to -- -- -- or not this -- new strain of bird flu.
We we hear that the CDC is.
Sort of duty bound to issue the warnings and tell us about it should we as individuals -- be concerned.
Well we shouldn't be concerned right now because basically this is still complying to China.
It is confined to a strain that we have seen before this is the 87 and nine variety the only difference now is that it has mutated.
So is able to infect humans the mode of transmission not well understood for sure it is not human to human which is always good.
It seems to be bird to human.
And the problem within is that it it is very infectious.
You know we start with a couple of you know maybe two -- three cases now today we're up to eleven infected documented cases for people have died -- -- it was three.
So things are escalating.
Perhaps he will have the same story as the H five N one Blair flew from 2003.
Approximately 400 people die a lot of people got infected it involves a lot of money over twenty billion Don.
Thousand dollars in damages because it was so much destruction of different farms and things like that and surveillance and research and all that.
But it didn't become a pandemic so.
This would not do the same but one has to be careful and but what how.
How long it.
Generally do these things take if they are gonna mutate from something that is passed from bird to human to human to human which is -- -- -- -- much -- worrying.
How long does that take a -- talking.
Like can that happen you know in a week but does it take -- -- he could take months he could take years you know as we say no the H seven.
And and nine.
That bird flu it was a well documented type of virus -- has been around for a long long time and it really never -- -- human.
Now it mutated after you know let's say as several years.
And bingo now it's infecting humans so -- They're the problem always in the vertical transmission of the flu -- flu epidemic is that vertical transmission when you have human to human contact because that becomes huge.
Now that can know that now you can have the bird flu in China in the morning.
-- you can infected patient in LA.
By 4 o'clock this afternoon and -- and everything is.
This legacy in the movies have pandemic yup but but no cause for panic right now only just listen listen to adult -- listened to and you know you're gonna be having as stories and fox has -- dot com all the time regarding this matter because a lot of people aren't -- and the good news is there's more transparency from China today I lease on this site that we had several years ago.
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