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19/Jun/2017

How Infected Backyard Poultry Could Spread Bird Flu to People

Bird Flu & People

It is rare for people to get infected with bird flu viruses, but it can happen. Bird flu viruses can infect people when enough virus gets into a person’s eyes, nose or mouth, or is inhaled. This might happen when virus is in the air (in droplets or possibly dust) and a person breathes it in, or when a person touches something that has virus on it and then touches their mouth, eyes or nose. (See picture on reverse side.) Most bird flu infections in people have happened after unprotected contact with infected birds or contaminated surfaces. In some cases, however, no direct contact has been reported. No human bird flu infections have been reported from proper handling of poultry meat or from eating properly cooked poultry or poultry products.

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Downloadable PDF on Avian Flu Transmission

Downloadable Avian Flu Transmission – Spanish


16/Jun/2017

Germbusters Travel Kit_May17

Stay safe! Planes, trains, cars, cruise ships, hotel rooms, dorms, campsites & more! Germ Busters Travel Kit provides the infection protection you need for travel, commuting, or anywhere you go.

  • Protect your hands from contaminants or when cleaning surfaces
    • CareMates Nitrile Gloves (2 gloves)
  • Clean surfaces like trays, tables, countertops, doorknobs, faucets, toilet handles and seats
    • SaniZide Pro Surface Disinfectant Wipe (1 wipe)
  • Clean your hands without soap and water
    • BZK Antiseptic Hand Wipes (2 wipes)
  • Protect yourself from inhaling air-borne germs
    • CareMates Flat Fold Face Mask

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Shepard Medical Products has been an industry leader in the field of Infection Protection for the medical and food industries since 1986. Throughout the company’s history, Shepard has enjoyed progressive, steady growth by providing the highest quality, infection control solutions to our customers.

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