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Document ID (ISN)104456
CIS number 05-726
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Title Avian influenza: Frequently asked questions
Original title Grippe aviaire: questions fréquemment posées [in French]
Bibliographic information World Health Organization (WHO), ave. Appia 20, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 2005. Internet publication (6 pages)
Internet access [in English] [in French]
Abstract Data sheet on the dangers of this new infectious disease, also known as bird flu. Implications for human health, including the possibilities of infection in an occupational setting (by workers in contact with infected birds), are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) avian influenza; infectious diseases; zoonoses; WHO
Descriptors (secondary) data sheet
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceWHO
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Influenza
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)