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A-Z of Public Health Topics

An A to Z listing of public health topics relevant to the work of the Western Public Health Unit (WPHU). Find the health information you need, from Buruli ulcer to Influenza.

If the public health topic you are looking for is not listed, please refer to the Better Health Channel's A-Z of health information.

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Avian influenza

Avian influenza is an infectious disease of animals that can spread among wild birds as well as domestic and farmed birds. Avian influenza viruses do not usually infect people, but in rare cases human infection can occur.

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Influenza (flu)

Influenza (flu) is a viral disease that causes widespread illness every year. Flu infections usually occur from April to September. Learn how you can prevent flu.

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