Avian Influenza ('Bird Flu')
Help us improve the Health Translations Directory by taking our brief online survey. It will only take a few minutes. Help us improve the Health Translations Directory by taking our brief online survey.
(It will only take a few minutes)
Close survey

Avian Influenza ('Bird Flu')

This document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. The information in brackets gives the format and file size if known. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.

Title: PDF logo Avian Influenza ('Bird Flu') (PDF file - 3574 KB) (Links to English resource)
Summary: A new epidemic of severe influenza amongst flocks of poultry was identified in the Republic of Korea (South Korea) in December 2003 and has subsequently spread to several other Asian countries including Vietnam, Japan, Thailand, Cambodia, China, Laos and Indonesia. The virus is called influenza A H5N1. This influenza virus has since infected a small number of humans who have had contact with diseased birds or their faeces. Some of the people infected with this virus have died. Should this virus develop the ability to be transmitted easily be-tween people (eg. by combining with a human influenza virus), it is possible that many more humans would be infected.
Organisation: NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service
Last reviewed: December 2015
Target audience: General

English resource:
PDF logo English (PDF file - 3574 KB)

Multilingual resources:

PDF logo You need Adobe® Acrobat® Reader To view the PDFs. Get Adobe® Acrobat® Reader.

The Health Translations Directory is always improving

The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health has been contracted to manage and improve Health Translations. We are regularly reviewing our collection and improving your experience of the directory. We rely on your contributions. If you are aware of a multilingual health resource, produced in Australia, please register it here or let us know.