Bird Flu – Resources
There’s a huge – and growing – amount of information available online about bird flu/avian flu. Here is a selection.
The WHO site should be the first site of call for anyone wishing to deepen their knowledge. It contains a vast amount of data, notably the excellent 62-page booklet Avian Influenza: Assessing the Pandemic Threat. There are also regular “Situation Updates” and extensive medical and health updates. WHO’s South-East Asian office maintains its own website, with additional information.
Official Singapore government website.
website from the US Department of Health and Human Services contains
extensive introductory material, as well as health and travel warnings.
Online resource designed to help people manage a flu pandemic. Includes an excellent links page.
Information on bird flu from FAO.
Portal for a huge amount
of bird flu data.
Official Hong Kong government website.
A detailed introduction.
Bird flu’s impact on animals.
Avian Flu News Tracker
Canadian bird flu news.
Special page of bird flu news.
“A simple, easy-to-read, source of information about the H5N1 avian flu virus.”
Bird flu page.
News reports from more than 21,000 sources.
7-day news aggregator.
The Poultry Site
This Singapore website, established to provide information on severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), now also provides an amazing bird flu news headlines service.
A page of news resources.
The latest flu information from Roche Laboratories. The company also maintains a dedicated website for Tamiflu.
Website for the company’s Relenza medicine.
How to prepare for a pandemic.
A very detailed introduction to the disease.