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U.S. And International Responses to the Global Spread of Avian Flu : Issues for Congress

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Title: U.S. And International Responses to the Global Spread of Avian Flu : Issues for Congress  
Author: International Development Agency
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Language: English
Subject: United Nations., United Nations. Centre for Economic and Social Information, AID project impact evaluation report
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Excerpt: There are many strains of avian influenza virus that can cause varying amounts of clinical illness in poultry. Bird (or avian) flu outbreaks have occurred at various times around the world.1 Influenza A/H5N1 is a strain of bird flu currently spreading acr ...

Table of Contents
Contents Background . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Global Prevalence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Transmission Among Birds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Congressional Response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 U.S. Executive Branch Response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Department of State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Department of Agriculture (USDA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Department of Defense (DoD) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 International Response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 The World Organization for Animal Health . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 The World Health Organization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 International Health Regulations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 The World Bank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Issues for Congress . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Patent Protections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Global Data Sharing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Global Disease Surveillance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Global Pandemic Planning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Combating Bird Flu Among Animals in Affected Countries . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Cost of Culling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Global Economic Impacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Global Biosafety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Appendix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 List of Tables Table 1. Human Cases of Avian Influenza A/H5N1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Table 2. WHO Pandemic Phases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Table 3. FY2005 and FY2006 Enacted Emergency Supplemental and FY2007 Request for Global Avian Influenza Initiatives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Table 4. International Partnership on Avian and Pandemic Influenza (IPAPI) Core Principles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

 

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