Tuesday, January 04, 2011


Since it was overshadowed by Swine Flu (H1N1) last year, Avian Flu (H5N1) has gone off our respective radar. But, the disease is still a threat and you should still be aware of its symptoms and causes.

I encourage you to read the information below and to comment with any additional information you have concerning this disease.

1. Key facts about Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) and Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A (H5N1) virus. [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention]
2. Avian Influenza. [The New York Times]
3. Obama aide: Debt limit fight could be "catastrophic". [The New York Times]
4. Australian Public wary of Flu Vaccine, Vindicated with 2010 season over . [Age of Austism]

5. Five protected cranes in Japan have avian flu. [Fort Worth Star-Telegram from The Yomiuri Shimbun]
6. Return of bird flu to South Korea sparks cull. [BBC News]
7. Avian influenza: Next potential threat to poultry industry. [Daily Times - Pakistan]
8. Manitoba: Turkey-tracking system tested in avian flu scare. [CBC News]

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