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virulent

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Highly lethal; causing severe illness or death.

waterfowl

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Birds that swim and live near water, including ducks, geese, and swans.

World Health Organization (WHO)

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An agency of the United Nations established in 1948 to further international cooperation in improving health conditions.

zoonoses

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Diseases that are transferable from animals to humans.

vaccine

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A preparation consisting of antigens of a disease-causing organism which, when introduced into the body, stimulates the production of specific antibodies or altered cells. This produces an immunity ...

antibiotic

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A substance produced by bacteria or fungi that destroys or prevents the growth of other bacteria and fungi.

antibody

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A protein produced by the body's immune system in response to a foreign substance (antigen). Our bodies fight off an infection by producing antibodies. An antibody reacts specifically with the ...

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