1...Dropping of infected birds and poultry may carry the avian flu virus, so avoid touching live birds or poultry or their dropping.
2...If you have been in contact with live birds or poultry, immediately wash your hands thoroughly with liquid soap and water
3...Cook poultry and eggs thoroughly before eating.
4...If you have flu symptoms, consult a doctor and wear a mask to prevent spreading the disease.
5...The best protection against influenza is having good body resistance. The can be achieved though a balanced diet, regular exercise, adequate rest, reducing stress, and not smoking.
6...Avoid crowded places with poor ventilation.
7...If you develop fever and respiratory symptoms after returning from a country that reports an avian flu outbreak, consult your doctor and tell him/her about your travel history.