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Influenza Pandemic / Avian Influenza

Influenza Pandemic / Avian Influenza


PandemicFlu.gov
Official U.S. government Web site for information on pandemic flu, H1N1 (swine) flu, and avian flu.
Has links to United States federal government and state government influenza pandemic preparedness plans along with links to U.S. government and international governmental agencies' websites with information on flu pandemics, influenza outbreak surveillance, vaccine and drug development reports, guidance for workers, travelers, businesses and schools, and more.

Avian Influenza, from the World Health Organization
The World Health Organization provides up-to-date information on avian influenza, including reports on outbreaks and risk to human health.

Avian Influenza, from the CDC
The Centers for Disease Control "provide background information about avian influenza, including recent outbreaks, the viruses, and the risk to human health."

Avian Influenza, from the Public Health Agency of Canada
The Public Health Agency of Canada offers information about avian influenza, including reporting of outbreaks, reporting of human cases, and information for travelers.

Bird Flu, from the BBC
BBC news reports and background information on avian influenza and spread of the H5N1 virus throughout the world since 2003.

Avian Influenza, from the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization
The FAO Avian Influenza web pages present information on avian influenza (research, outbreaks, diagnosis, economic effects, etc.) along with FAO recommendations and response to the spread of bird flu.

Bird Flu, from NPR
Listen to NPR broadcast news stories on avian influenza and connect to additional information on the web.

Avian Flu, Nature Web Focus
The journal Nature presents "news and scientific reports warning about the potential for a new human flu pandemic in the near future" plus an avian flu timeline.
Some content available only to Nature subscribers.

Bird Flu : MedlinePlus Health Topic
The National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health connect to consumer health information on human health aspects of avian influenza.

Bird Flu : PBS NewsHour Online In-Depth Coverage
From PBS's NewsHour, transcripts and audios/videos of broadcasts, other news reports, and background information on the spread of the H5N1 virus through bird populations and on fears that bird flu may lead to a major human pandemic.

California Influenza Pandemic Response Plan
The California Influenza Pandemic Response Plan was written to promote an orderly and effective California State government response to an influenza pandemic. It is "a guide for the California Department of Health Services on how to detect and respond to an influenza pandemic. The plan describes the emergency management concepts and structure under which DHS will operate and the roles and responsibilities of federal, state, and local agencies."

Avian influenza: information for poultry producers and allied industries
An electronic resource of: California Dept. of Food and Agriculture, Animal Health Branch.

Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America
Portions of site archived on Canadian government site.
"The Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America (SPP) was launched in March of 2005 as a trilateral effort to increase security and enhance prosperity among the United States, Canada and Mexico through greater cooperation and information sharing."

Avian influenza: information for poultry producers and allied industries
An electronic resource of: California Dept. of Food and Agriculture, Animal Health Branch.

Influenza : U.S. Government Accountability Office Topic Collection
Selection of Government Accountability Office (formerly General Accounting Office) reports and testimonies issued since 2000 related to pandemic influenza preparedness, flu vaccine supplies, and related issues.

Last modified: 11/21/2005 11:50 AM by by L. Reasoner

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