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Emerg Infect Dis. 2004 Dec;10(12):2196-9.

Human illness from avian influenza H7N3, British Columbia.

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British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. aleina.tweed@bccdc.ca

Abstract

Avian influenza that infects poultry in close proximity to humans is a concern because of its pandemic potential. In 2004, an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H7N3 occurred in poultry in British Columbia, Canada. Surveillance identified two persons with confirmed avian influenza infection. Symptoms included conjunctivitis and mild influenzalike illness.

PMID:
15663860
PMCID:
PMC3323407
DOI:
10.3201/eid1012.040961
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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