Avian influenza (H5N1)

Learn about avian influenza (H5N1), its causes, symptoms, risks, treatment and prevention. Also find information on surveillance and for health professionals.

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Learn about the causes of the disease, how it is spread, and where it is found.


Learn about the symptoms, what to look for and what to do if you become ill.


Learn what the risks are and who is most at risk.


Learn how the disease is diagnosed and how it is treated.


Learn how the disease can be prevented.


Learn about surveillance for the disease in Canada.

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Get detailed information on avian influenza (H5N1), its diagnosis, clinical assessment and prognosis.

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