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Bird flu protection

How to protect yourself from the bird flu?

The ultimate bird flu protection option is the Nano Mask, special mask that uses nanotechnology filters that have been proved to kill the deadly Bird Flu H5N1. In due to the latest nanotechnology enchanced filters, these special masks are able to effectively isolate and destroy H5N1 viral contaminants. So far, Nano Mask is best preventive and protection available against the bird flu.

Bird flu vaccine is currently being developed, but it is believed that the virus is able to mutate. Therefore, US President George Bush has recently urged pharmaceutical companies to do their utmost in order to find the vaccine able to destroy H5N1 viral contaminants.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved four different influenza antiviral drugs: amantadine, rimantadine, oseltamivir, and zanamivir for the treatment and prophylaxis of influenza. All four have activity against influenza A viruses.

However, like with some other types of disease, sometimes the virus can evolve and influenza strains can become resistant to these drugs. Therefore the above mentioned drugs may not always be effective for treating influenza. Analyses of some 2004 H5N1 viruses isolated from poultry and humans in Asia indicate that the viruses are resistant to two of the medications, amantadine and rimantadine. Still there is hope, since the constant monitoring of avian viruses for resistance to mentioned medications is ongoing, together with researches for other medications that can fight influenza.