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Is there a cure for avian flu?

Avian flu (bird flu) is often treated with antiviral drugs, which attack the virus, preventing it from growing.

The best cure for avian flu, however, is prevention. Washing your hands regularly and staying away from poultry and poultry products in areas where there is avian flu are the best ways to prevent the avian flu.

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