Home > Infectious Disease > Bird Flu Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Jan 12, 2008 by BMartin, Views: 6508 Dr. Bob Martin hosts Dr. Muhammed Ali, a pulmonary specialist, to discuss Bird Flu. Bird flu or avian flu, which is a virus that originates from birds. Symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, muscle aches, eye infection, and pneumonia. A nasal swab can confirm the diagnosis of bird flu. Clarian Arnett Health, Lafayette, IN.