World Crisis Database

  • Type: Influenza A virus, subtype H5N1
  • Location: Worldwide
Economic Impact
  • 10000000000 USD
Human Impact
  • Deaths: 332
  • Injured: 0
  • Missing: 0
  • Displaced: 0
Resources Needed
  • Research is needed to help develop drugs like Tamiflu, a drug that currently inhibits the virus from spreading within the body, but does not effectively treat it.
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Avian Influenza



Avian influenza is flu infection in birds. The virus that causes the bird infectin can change (mutate) to infect humans. Such mutation could start a deadly worldwide epidemic.

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