Dozens of bird owners wanted that answer Sunday. They attended a seminar where a veterinarian educated them about bird flu. They found out the chances of their feathery friends getting the bird flu and passing it on to them are slim.
Dr. Gary Butcher, from UF Veterinary College, "This disease isn't in this part of the world. but people were somewhat confused on where it is."
In fact vets say you have a better chance of a coconut falling on your head and killing you than you do of catching a deadly bird virus from your pet.
By Gavin Johnson, WCJB TV20 News
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