Human Illness from Avian Influenza H7N3, British Columbia
Published Date:Dec 2004
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 10(12):2196-2199.
Influenza A Virus
Influenza In Birds
Description: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.
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