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May 2008
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2008-128

Note: This publication supercedes 2008-113

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Protecting Poultry Workers from Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) requests help in protecting poultry workers from infection with viruses that cause avian influenza (also known as bird flu). Although human infection with avian influenza viruses is rare, workers infected with certain types of these viruses may become ill or die.

Protecting Poultry Workers from Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) [PDF - 958 KB]

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