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How do I manage my avian flu symptoms?

The most important thing you can do to manage your avian flu (bird flu) is to follow your doctor's treatment plan exactly, drink fluids, and rest. Because avian flu in humans is both rare and life-threatening, you will most likely be closely supervised by a health care provider at this time. You may be given antiviral drugs to combat the illness.

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