Map of global H5N1 deaths reported to the WHO

The death of an Alberta woman from H5N1 marks the case of avian flu confirmed in North America. The disease has been a growing concern in parts of Asia, with a high mortality rate but very rarely transmitted from person to person. Below is a map, taken from data from the World Health Organization, showing which countries have seen cases of H5N1 since 2003.

Posted: January 9, 2014

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  • H5N1 Deaths
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World data source: World Health Organization, December 2013