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Risk of Bird Flu for International Travelers

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  • Traveler’s Health

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    http://wwwn.cdc.gov

  • World Health Organization (WHO)

    http://www.who.int

  • Health Canada

    http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

  • Public Health Agency of Canada

    http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca

  • Avian influenza. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: https://dynamed.ebscohost.com/about/about-us. Updated August 12, 2013. Accessed October 3, 2013.

  • Information on avian influenza. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/avianflu/index.htm . Updated April 12, 2013. Accessed October 3, 2013.

  • Avian influenza. World Health Organization website. Available at: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/avian%5Finfluenza/en. Updated April 2011. Accessed October 3, 2013.

  • Avian flu travel information. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/page/avian-flu-information . Updated March 15, 2012. Accessed October 3, 2013.

  • Current concepts: avian influenza A (H5N1) infection in humans. N Engl J Med. 2005;353(13):1374-1385.

  • FDA approves first U.S. vaccine for humans against the avian influenza virus H5N1. Food and Drug Administration website. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/2007/ucm108892.htm. Updated April 10, 2013. Accessed October 3, 2013.

  • Human infection with avian influenza A (H5N1) virus: advice for travelers. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/page/human-infection-avian-flu-h5n1-advice-for-travelers-current-situation . Updated March 15, 2012. Accessed October 3, 2013.

  • Situation updates—avian influenza. World Health Organization website. Available at: http://www.who.int/influenza/human%5Fanimal%5Finterface/avian%5Finfluenza/archive/en. Accessed October 3, 2013.