Public Health Alerts Avian Influenza (H7N9)

The H7N9 subtype of Influenza A is an avian influenza virus affecting wild birds and poultry, and has been responsible for recent human outbreaks and deaths in China.

Avian influenza (AI) viruses normally affect poultry (e.g. domesticated chicken, ducks, and turkeys). Several strains of H7 viruses have also been found in birds including influenza A/H7N9.

More information on efforts by government ministries and agencies can be found at: http://www.gov.sg/h7n9

– Source Ministry of Health Singapore

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