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International Organisations



WHO Sites
  • Other International Organizations
  • Ministries and Departments of Health in Western Pacific Region
  • Others
    • NHS Direct Website (NB Flu vaccination is only available on the NHS for the elderly and people with medical conditions that would put them at risk of serious complications of flu).
  • Department of Health and Ageing

  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation
    • Deadly markets (The Lab 8 July, 2004)
      Live animal markets provide the perfect trading place for microorganisms – such as the bird flu – to jump between species.
    • Killer flu (Catalyst, 19 February 2004
      Investigates the threat of bird flu mixing with human flu to create a lethal new virus.
    • Avian flu (Health Report, 9 February 2004)
      Whether H5N1 could cause the next flu pandemic depends on its ability to mutate into a fully-fledged human flu.
    • Avian flu (Earthbeat, 31 January 2004)
      Investigates how the avian flu outbreak is likely to influence other species in the environment.
    • Influenza fact file
      Part of the Health Matters Library, this site contains links to a fact file about influenza, news and transcripts from ABC sources of articles concerned with the flu and links to non-ABC sites containing information about influenza.

    Avian influenza (Veterinary Education and Information Network, University of Sydney)
    Provides links to a comprehensive list of resources on bird flu including the latest updates, Australian resources, Ausvetplan and overseas sites.

    How stuff works, USA

  • World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (USA)

    The 'flu' (Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, USA)

    Provides a useful summary of features of the flu virus, the infection process, viruses that have caused pandemics and prevention methods.

    Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (University of Minnesota)

    This site provides the latest news on bird flu.

    The Why Files (Science Behind the News, USA)

    • Welcome to the zoonoses hall of fame
      Describes some of the most notorious zoonotic diseases.
    • Monkeypox is quelled for now
      Answers the questions 'Where do new infections come from?' and 'How do they spread into human populations?'.
    • Pandora's box
      Predicts which zoonoses will emerge next.
    • Epidemiology's eternal buzzword: Prevention
      Explains how to prevent infection of humans by viruses from animals, including pets.


    Provides general microbiology information and links to a 'Hot Germ News' section that includes avian influenza, dengue fever, meningococcal disease, typhoid fever, yellow fever and other germs in the news.

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