Can the bird flu be transmitted from human to human?

Answer Avian influenza, or "bird flu,, is a contagious disease that is caused by a form of influenza virus that typically infects birds and sometimes pigs. The World Health Organization says a few cases o... Read More »

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Can human lice be transmitted to rats?

Human lice cannot be transmitted to rats. The type of lice that are found on humans can only survive on the nutrients found in human blood. Rats, however, have their own form of lice called Polypla... Read More »

Can parasite worms be transmitted from human saliva?

Parasite worms are not spread through human saliva. People become infected with them through contact with parasitic animal feces, standing water, contaminated dirt and sometimes though the skin. Do... Read More »

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Bird Feeders & Human Health?

Bird feeders full of feathered visitors are lovely to behold, but they can also spread disease if not properly maintained. Unsanitary feeders can be a transmission point not only from bird to bird,... Read More »