AI viruses transmitted via different routes

At live bird markets, communal water sources have been implicated as the major route of transmission of endemic H5N1 and H9N2 viruses.

Droplets, aerosol, fecal-oral and direct contact are four routes of transmission widely described for influenza viruses, according to the report prepared by Prof Munir Iqbal of the Avian Influenza Group at UK’s Pirbright Institute and his team.

Droplet transmission describes exhaled particles &g...

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