Protecting Poultry Workers from Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)


February 2008
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2008-113

Note: This publication has been superceded by 2008-128

Cover of NIOSH document 2008-113

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.

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