You might have been seen in TV or read in newspapers about bird flu. This has created a fear in the country and had drastically affected egg and chicken consumption. Find out more about this and discuss whether the panic reaction was justified.
Bird flu refers to the illness caused by any of the strains of influenza virus. It has been around for thousands of years that several varieties of the existing virus mutate sufficiendy to affect humans.
Fear is intended to be the warning system to protect us against imminent dangers and thus, it is justified. However, it can be prevented by practicing good hygiene and by taking some precautions in eating habits of poultry food.