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Avian Influenza Risks for Growers and Poultry Workers

Avian influenza is a viral disease that can cause illness and death among poultry. On rare occasions, avian influenza has been transmitted to poultry workers...

Protecting Backyard Flocks from Avian Influenza

USDA recommends that owners of backyard flocks follow these tips to prevent avian influenza and other poultry diseases: What to learn more about protecting...

Confirmed Human Cases of Avian Influenza

           Last Updated 8/11/2011For case listings by country visit WHO's Cumulative Number of Confirmed Human Cases of Avian Influenza A/(H5N1) Next: Flu...

Avian Influenza and Human Health

Avian influenza viruses generally do not infect humans. However, some highly pathogenic strains of avian influenza have historically been responsible for...

Avian Influenza and Exotic Indoor Pet Birds

If highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza were to be detected in the United States, indoor birds would be at a very low risk of becoming infected, provided...

Avian Influenza and Wild Birds, Migratory Birds, and Shore Birds

There are many strains of avian influenza virus that for thousands of years have been carried by birds. Migratory waterfowl carry the low pathogenic strain...

Major Avian Influenza Outbreaks in Poultry

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Avian Influenza Prevention in 3D

Small and Backyard Flocks Updated: April 03, 2012

As more people begin to raise poultry in their backyards, it has become important to spread awareness of simple biosecurity procedures that can prevent the...

Extension Disaster Education Network Avian Influenza

This community offers avian influenza-specific self-directed certification courses. The online courses are free, but you must enroll to gain access.

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