Health Facts Plus: Bird Flu

Health Facts Plus: Bird Flu

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NIAID DNA Vaccine for H5N1 Avian Influenza Enters Human Trial (01/02/2007, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)

Vaccines for All H5N1 Flu Strains Crucial (12/11/2006, Reuters Health)

Outbreaks Show Bird Flu Virus is Changing (11/22/2006, HealthDay)

Inexpensive Test Detects H5N1 Infections Quickly and Accurately (11/14/2006, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)

Vaccine-Resistant Bird Flu Spreading in Asia (10/30/2006, HealthDay)

Avian Influenza (Patient Education Institute) - Requires Flash Player Also available in Spanish Avian Influenza Frequently Asked Questions (World Health Organization) Also available in Spanish Pandemic Flu (Dept. of Health and Human Services) What Consumers Need to Know about Avian Influenza (Food and Drug Administration)

Personal Protective Equipment and Influenza Outbreaks, Including Bird Flu (Avian Influenza) (Food and Drug Administration)

Avian Influenza: Current Situation (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Key Facts about Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) and Avian Influenza A (H5N1) Virus (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Spread of Avian Influenza Viruses among Birds (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Transmission of Influenza A Viruses between Animals and People (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Avian Flu of Specific Interest to U.S. Servicemembers and Their Families (Dept. of Defense, Deployment Health Support Directorate) - Links to PDF Bird Flu Fears: How Dire the Threat? (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Focus on the Flu: Antigenic Drift vs. Antigenic Shift (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Interim Guidance about Avian Influenza A (H5N1) for U.S. Citizens Living Abroad (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Interim Guidance for Airline Flight Crews and Persons Meeting Passengers Arriving from Areas with Avian Influenza (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Ten Things You Need to Know about Pandemic Influenza (World Health Organization) Traveler’s Health: Outbreak Notice: Update: Human Infection with Avian Influenza A (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

ClinicalTrials.gov: Influenza, Avian (National Institutes of Health)

Bird Flu Vaccines: Challenges of Preventing a Pandemic (05/15/2006, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Questions and Answers: H5N1 Avian Flu Vaccine Trials (03/01/2006, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Researchers Model Avian Flu Outbreak, Impact of Interventions (01/05/2006, National Institute of General Medical Sciences)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Also available in Spanish National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases World Health Organization

Embargo of Birds from Specified Countries (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza (White House) State Pandemic Influenza Plans (Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists)

Confirmed Human Cases of Avian Influenza A(H5N1) (World Health Organization)

Bird Flu (Avian Flu) (Nemours Foundation) Bird Flu (Avian Flu) (Nemours Foundation) Also available in Spanish

Bird Flu (Avian Flu) (Nemours Foundation)

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The primary NIH organization for research on Bird Flu is the

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Date last updated: 04 January 2007 Topic last reviewed: 14 December 2006