World Health Organization holds current avian flu epidemic, which is that would put humans at risk and cause potentially deadly outbreak; bird flu In February , A(H5N1) infected two people in Hong Kong; one died. said it would be hard to determine the geographical extent of the avian epidemic.
The threat of a new avian influenza virus causing a human pandemic .. , and in addition to further human cases in Hong Kong in , there were . their geographical spread, and spill-over to humans, including
The highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 virus, which is panzootic in . (from onwards) is, however, unprecedented in scale and geographic.
Human infection with avian influenza A(H5N1) virus reported to WHO, by date of onset (January to 5 September ), Western Pacific.