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Document ID (ISN)104455
CIS number 05-725
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Title Avian influenza: Hazards in the workplace and preparations for a possible pandemic
Original title Grippe aviaire: risques en milieu professsionnel et perspectives en cas de pandémie [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité (INRS), 30 rue Olivier Noyer, 75680 Paris, Cedex 14, France, updated edition, 2005. Internet document (7p.) Illus. 10 ref.
Internet access$FILE/visu.html?OpenElement [in French]
Abstract Information sheet on avian influenza. Contents: overview (viral disease, modification of type-A influenza, spread by birds, origin in the Far East); potential of very high mortality; incubation period (1-2 days in birds, a bit longer in humans); transmission; means of protection; groups at particular risk of being infected; recommendations to people who may have to visit infected areas for professional reasons; advice to people returning from infected areas (if they develop suspicious symptoms); relationship between avian and human influenza; preparations for a possible pandemic.
Descriptors (primary) avian influenza; infectious diseases; zoonoses; France
Descriptors (secondary) data sheet
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Influenza
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)