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Global H7N9 preparedness work well underway in Asia, soon to begin in Africa

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November 2013, – With the threat of avian influenza A(H7N9) spreading during the autumn and winter months, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have joined forces to enhance surveillance and improve preparedness and response capacities in key countries in Asia and beyond...[More]


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18 September 2013
FAO launches
emergency projects to fight H7N9 avian flu
(Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific) >>>

16 September 2013
Bird flu viruses could re-emerge in upcoming flu season >>>

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Key documents

Adressing avian influenza A(H7N9)

Biosecurity for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI): Issues and options (PDF) >>>

Biosecurity fact sheet (PDF) >>>

Biosecurity brochure (PDF) >>>

The importance of biosecurity in reducing HPAI risks on farms and in markets (PDF) >>>

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From FAO-EMPRES-i website


4-6 December 2013
Beijing, China

OFFLU Technical Meeting: Developing guidance on vaccines and vaccination against HPAI from lessons learned >>>

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Frequently Asked Questions

(H7N9 dedicated FAO section)


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