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DoDEA OSS: Swine Flu and Avian Flu Update: Sources

2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine
Recommendations for Vaccine against 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus
CDC - Traveler's Health
CDC - Traveler's Health
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
NIH’s mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.

This information sheet was prepared to help school managers and communications personnel to prepare for the possibility of an outbreak of the avian (bird) flu. Much of the information comes from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of Health And Human Services (HHS), and The National Institutes of Health (NIH).

The CDC has issued a Key Facts pamphlet that has good information about avian flu issues. The fact sheet provides general information about bird flu and information about one type of bird flu, called avian influenza A (H5N1) that is infecting birds in Asia and has infected some humans. It is in a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) format. A PDF copy of that pamphlet is attached.