Poultry-handling Practices during Avian Influenza Outbreak, Thailand
Published Date:Oct 2005
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 11(10):1601-1603.
Aged, 80 And Over
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Influenza A Virus, H5N1 Subtype
Influenza In Birds
Description:With poultry outbreaks of avian influenza H5N1 continuing in Thailand, preventing human infection remains a priority. We surveyed residents of rural Thailand regarding avian influenza knowledge, attitudes, and practices. Results suggest that public education campaigns have been effective in reaching those at greatest risk, although some high-risk behavior continues.
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