HUMANS CAN'T GET CHICKEN POX FROM CHICKENS

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Glenda L Heywood, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Human chicken pox and avian fowl pox are not the same disease. They are caused by entirely different virus. There is no cross infection between humans and birds.

    Human Chicken Pox is Varicella zoster see-
    http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/chic ... c-overview

    Avian fowl pox is-
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fowl_pox

    a VERY KNOWLEGEABLE friend of mine sent this to me
    please read and be informed correctly
     
  2. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    Thanks Glenda, as always, you are very informative. I look forward to reading your posts.
     
  3. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    your most welcome
    any questions you can email me by PM or my email enclosed below
    read the emails three times a day
    and some times very late at nigh

    I enjoy elping to educate chicken folks
     
  4. kryptoniteqhs

    kryptoniteqhs Rosecomb Rich

    Nov 14, 2008
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    i never said i thought i got chicken pox from chickens....i know it doesnt work that way lol.....i was explaining my symtoms and i used "chicken pox" to describe one of those symptoms....but i dont actually have chicken pox.
     

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