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Where there are roosting birds, there is always the potential for disease to spread to humans. Over 40 known viruses and 60 diseases are directly associated with birds and their droppings. These diseases vary in seriousness from minor stomach ailments to fatal diseases such as cryptococcosis and histoplasmosis, which is now most common.