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Avian influenza (bird flu)

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Avian Influenza or Bird Flu

This page contains information about Avian Influenza, also known as bird flu.

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Avian Influenza - Information for Contacts - Factsheets

Avian influenza strains in poultry can take two forms high pathogenicity (HPAI) or low pathogenicity (LPAI).

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Bird flu (avian influenza) -

Avian influenza, or bird flu, is an infectious disease caused by a type of influenza virus. Find out about outbreaks, symptoms, treatment and prevention.

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Avian influenza in humans ("bird flu") - Diseases

Avian influenza is primarily a disease of birds. Overseas, humans have rarely been infected after close contact with infected birds. To prevent infection, avoid contact with birds and their droppings in affected countries.

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Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)

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Bird Flu (Avian Influenza) | myVMC

Bird flu or avian flu is an infectious disease of birds caused by type A strains of the influenza virus

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Swine flu - influenza A (H1N1) -

Swine influenza, known as swine flu or influenza A (H1N1) is a respiratory virus which caused a pandemic in 2009. Find out about swine flu symptoms, treatment and vaccination.

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List of notifiable conditions | Queensland Health

This list of conditions is from The Public Health Regulation 2005 (Schedule 1) and provides a quick reference for the kind of notification required for each condition

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Influenza Vaccine (Flu Vaccine) | myVMC

Flu vaccines are products given to people so that their immune systems are better able to recognise flu (influenza) infection, and therefore has a better chance of fighting it off.

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Notifiable disease reporting :: SA Health

When and how clinicians should notify SA Health of the occurance of notifiable diseases under the Public & Environmental Health Act

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