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Is it safe to travel to India when there's bird flu?

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11. Posted by Akhilesh (Budding Member 13 posts) 10y

The goverment of Indi has taken massive steps to check Bird Flu.
Besides : Bird Flu is transmitted only if yo get into direct contact or eat poultry (read chiken )products.
Avoid Chicken/eggs.

Regards
Akhilesh

12. Posted by Zesty (Budding Member 7 posts) 10y

Thanks for the help :) The trip to Delhi is postponed till June due to work commitments :(
Oh well..such is life...

13. Posted by Real_Nomad (First Time Poster 1 posts) 10y

I was in Delhi a few weeks ago and bird flu should not be a problem...you should steer clear of poultry anyway though as every single time one of our group ordered it the result was the same. We were served half cooked chicken. The risk is not bird flu but selmonella!

14. Posted by mee (Full Member 138 posts) 10y

I think that now, after a cat was infected with (bird?) flu, you have to be careful with handling ANY bird and ANY other wild animal...

15. Posted by mdenny4062 (First Time Poster 1 posts) 10y

I have just returned from 3 weeks in Thailand and Cambodia, both countries with human bird flu cases. The bird flu is not really a big problem until it mutates to allow human to human transmission. That may have happened yesterday or 15 years from now or never. If we wait till travel until this resolves we may never go anywhere. I reccommed just reading some precautionary things and then following those recs. when abroad. Good luck and have a great trip.

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