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Avian Flu Facts: What You Need to Know

Avian Flu Facts: What You Need to Know

Avian flu (H5N1) was big news a few years back. These days, outbreaks of different kinds of flu (influenza) seem to be a major concern. But just how worried should we be? Is avian flu still a cause for concern? If so, how can we protect ourselves and our families? Learn everything you need to know about avian flu here.

Twelve fast facts about avian fluTwelve fast facts about avian flu

This primer provides answers to a dozen key questions about avian flu. More...

A brief history of avian fluA brief history of avian flu

Avian flu has been around for a long time in wild birds. But it has only been seen as a possible threat to humans since the late 1990s. More...

Pandemics through the agesPandemics through the ages

Historians believe that humans have been pounded by flu pandemics 2 or 3 times a century for at least the past 400 years. More...

How Canada is copingHow Canada is coping

Our local, provincial, and federal governments are working together and with international forces to stop the spread of avian flu and monitor its activity here and in other countries.  More...

A travel guideA travel guide

Will you be traveling abroad? As you roam the globe, there are a few measures you can take to reduce the risk of an avian flu infection. More...

Protect yourself against a flu pandemicProtect yourself against a flu pandemic

The thought of a flu pandemic may put you into a panic. But there are a few ways you can protect yourself and your loved ones. More...

Do you have avian flu?Do you have avian flu?

Do you suspect you might be sick with avian flu? Although the odds are probably against it, it's not impossible. More...

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