droplets** from coughs and sneezes (large droplets that don't suspend in air or travel very far), direct/indirect contact with infected fluids/contaminated surfaces, airborne (small droplets that suspend in air)
How is influenza transmitted b/w birds and humans?
direct handling of an infected bird, slaughtering, de-feathering, butchering, or preparing diseased birds, +/- ingesting undercooked meat
How do you prevent influenza infection? (3)
hand washing, don't eat/smoke/touch face in animal areas, shower/change clothes before leaving animal areas
Why does swine-to-human transmission sometimes go unrecognoized?
signs and symptoms of closely resemble those of human seasonal influenza