H5N1

Influenza A (H5N1) virus – also called “H5N1 virus” – is an influenza A virus subtype that occurs mainly in birds, is highly contagious among birds, and can be deadly to them. H5N1 virus does not usually infect people, but infections with these viruses have occurred in humans.
What is Bird Flu (H5N1)?

Bird flu or avian flu is a highly contagious viral infection that is transmitted between birds and on rare occasions, from birds to humans.

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5 cases of bird flu reported in Colorado poultry workers, doubling this year’s US tally

5 cases of bird flu reported in Colorado poultry workers, doubling this year’s US tally

Finland is offering farmworkers bird flu shots. Some experts say the US should, too.

Finland is offering farmworkers bird flu shots. Some experts say the US should, too.

Bovine H5N1 flu virus in cow milk poses significant health risks, study shows

Bovine H5N1 flu virus in cow milk poses significant health risks, study shows

Cow's milk may spread H5N1 flu, but airborne transmission is limited

Cow's milk may spread H5N1 flu, but airborne transmission is limited

Study warns of H5N1 avian flu risk from unpasteurized milk in dairy farms

Study warns of H5N1 avian flu risk from unpasteurized milk in dairy farms

FDA commercial pasteurization process kills H5N1 bird flu virus in milk

FDA commercial pasteurization process kills H5N1 bird flu virus in milk

Bird flu virus detected in Alaskan polar bear

Bird flu virus detected in Alaskan polar bear

Study shows how milking equipment spreads bird flu risk

Study shows how milking equipment spreads bird flu risk

Low-cost CRISPR-based paper strip test offers rapid influenza diagnosis

Low-cost CRISPR-based paper strip test offers rapid influenza diagnosis

‘We’re flying blind’: CDC has 1M bird flu tests ready, but experts see repeat of covid missteps

‘We’re flying blind’: CDC has 1M bird flu tests ready, but experts see repeat of covid missteps

TOMI Environmental Solutions supports partners and customers to combat global avian influenza (H5N1) bird flu outbreak

TOMI Environmental Solutions supports partners and customers to combat global avian influenza (H5N1) bird flu outbreak

H5N1 influenza outbreak in Texas dairy cattle sparks multi-species transmission concerns

H5N1 influenza outbreak in Texas dairy cattle sparks multi-species transmission concerns

Bird flu tests are hard to get. So how will we know when to sound the pandemic alarm?

Bird flu tests are hard to get. So how will we know when to sound the pandemic alarm?

WHO and FIND join forces to accelerate diagnostic innovation and access

WHO and FIND join forces to accelerate diagnostic innovation and access

The chicken and egg problem of fighting another flu pandemic

The chicken and egg problem of fighting another flu pandemic

Vaccination remains crucial for preventing avian influenza spread, says study

Vaccination remains crucial for preventing avian influenza spread, says study

Farmworkers face high-risk exposures to bird flu, but testing isn’t reaching them

Farmworkers face high-risk exposures to bird flu, but testing isn’t reaching them

Clues from bird flu’s ground zero on dairy farms in the Texas Panhandle

Clues from bird flu’s ground zero on dairy farms in the Texas Panhandle

Health experts call for tighter biosecurity measures to monitor avian influenza

Health experts call for tighter biosecurity measures to monitor avian influenza

New drug-like molecules show promise in preventing influenza by blocking virus entry

New drug-like molecules show promise in preventing influenza by blocking virus entry

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