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Avian Influenza Transmission Infographic

Although avian influenza A viruses usually do not infect humans, rare cases of human infection with these viruses have been…

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Asian Lineage Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Virus

Background Human infections with an Asian lineage avian influenza A(H7N9) virus (“Asian H7N9”) were first reported in China in March…

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Increase in Human Infections with Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Virus During the Fifth Epidemic — China, October 2016–February 2017

On March 3, 2017, this report was posted online as an MMWR Early Release. A. Danielle Iuliano, PhD1; Yunho Jang,…

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CDC: Outbreak of North American avian influenza A(H7N9) in poultry poses low risk to people | CDC Online Newsroom

  Media Statement For Immediate Release: Wednesday, March 8, 2017Contact: Media Relations,(404) 639-3286 CDC: Outbreak of North American avian influenza…

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Asian Lineage Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Virus

Background Human infections with an Asian lineage avian influenza A(H7N9) virus (“Asian H7N9”) were first reported in China in March…

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Update: Increase in Human Infections with Novel Asian Lineage Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Viruses During the Fifth Epidemic — China, October 1, 2016–August 7, 2017

Discussion The fifth annual epidemic of Asian H7N9 in China is marked by extensive geographic spread in poultry and in…

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First Human Infection With Avian Influenza A(H5N1) Virus Since Sept. 2017 Reported in Nepal

The first human infection with an avian influenza A(H5N1) virus (H5N1 bird flu) since September 2017 has been reported in…