Pandemic Preparedness and Response

H5N1 bird flu: What you need to know about the latest outbreak

H5N1 is currently the most problematic strain of bird flu, with impacts that extend beyond poultry.

H5N1 is currently the most problematic strain of bird flu, with impacts that extend beyond poultry. Image: REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Charlotte Edmond
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H5N1 transmission to humans is rare but possible.
H5N1 transmission to humans is rare but possible. Image: CDC.

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Human cases of bird flu (Avian Influenza A(H5N1) (HPAI H5N1) ) remain low worldwide.
Human cases of bird flu (Avian Influenza A(H5N1) (HPAI H5N1) ) remain low worldwide. Image: CDC.

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