In the News

Updated: November 16, 2012

FDA Panel Gives Nod to Bird Flu Vaccine

After Epic Debate, Avian Flu Research Sees Light of Day

Bird flu deaths in Asia prompt call for scrutiny 

Left: Testing wild birds at the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. Photo courtesy U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Advice for Bird Watchers

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It is safe to watch and feed wild birds, especially in North America, where the highly pathogenic H5N1 virus has not been detected.

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