Avian Influenza A H7N9 Virus
Human infections with a new avian influenza A (H7N9) virus continue to be reported in China.  This new flu virus has caused some mild illness but most people infected experienced severe illness and some have died. According to Chinese health authorities, many of the people with H7N9 had contact with poultry. However some did not.
 
H7N9 is not spreading easily from person to person at this time and no cases have been reported outside of China. DHHS and partners will continue to follow the situation and provide updated information as it becomes available.
 
General information, situation updates, frequently asked questions, information for health professionals and much more can be found below.
 
CDC
 
World Health Organization
 
DHHS H7N9 Health Alert Network Advisories
HAN Advisory - Human Infections with Novel Influenza A (H7N9) Viruses - April 5, 2013
HAN Update - Novel Influenza A (H7N9) Virus Update - April 25, 2013
 
Information for Nebraska Health Professionals
 
Nebraska DHHS