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What is Avian pox

Avian pox What is Avian pox

What is Avian pox

What is Avian pox, it is an epidemic of several types of viruses that infect most birds, the most common of which is canaries. The disease is also common in pigeons, chickens, lovebirds, and South American parrots, but it is less common in Australian parrots.   At least 17 different viruses have been identified as carrying smallpox epidemics.   Poxviruses acclimatize to birds of certain ranks and species, so some viruses infect and attack a certain type of bird.   For this reason, smallpox has been attributed to affected birds such as chickenpox (Fowl Pox), Canary Pox, and Pigeon smallpox...

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