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Avian Influenza– Science at the Forefront. Susan Haseltine Associate Director for Biology. U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey. Avian Influenza Transmission. Asian H5N1. Domestic Fowl. Humans. Natural Reservoir. Water Fowl. Shore Birds. Mammals (primarily Swine).

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    1. Avian Influenza–Science at the Forefront Susan HaseltineAssociate Director for Biology U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey

    2. Avian Influenza Transmission Asian H5N1 Domestic Fowl Humans Natural Reservoir Water Fowl Shore Birds Mammals (primarily Swine) Humans

    3. Pandemic:“Epidemic over a wide geographic area and affecting a large proportion of the population .” Influenza Pandemic Photos: National Museum of Health and Medicine, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology

    4. National Pandemic Influenza Strategy • Three Pillars: • Preparedness and Communication • Surveillance and Detection • Response and Containment

    5. UKRAINE Updated January 2006 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

    6. Potential Routes of Introduction • International commerce • Poultry and poultry products • Smuggling • Pet/wildlife trade • International travel • Migratory birds Reuters

    7. Alaska at the Crossroads

    8. Wildlife Domestic Animals People Avian Influenza Interagency Working Group

    9. Targeted Surveillance of Live Wild Birds Disease Outbreak Investigations Testing of Hunter-Taken Wild Birds Environmental Sampling Sentinel Bird Flocks 2006 Joint Wild Bird Surveillance Photo - FWS

    10. National Wildlife Health Center Experts in migratory bird research, population modeling and monitoring U.S. Geological Survey Photo - FWS

    11. USGS Biological Science Centers Nationwide Representation Western Fisheries Research Center Northern Rocky Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Mountain Science Forest and Rangeland Center Ecosystem Science Upper Midwest Center Environmental Science Center Great Lakes Science Center National Wildlife Health Center Leetown Science Patuxent Wildlife Research Center Western Ecological Center Research Center Fort Collins Science Center Columbia Environmental Research Center Southwest Biological Science Center Florida Integrated Science Center National Wetlands Research Center Alaska Science Center Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center

    12. Targeted Surveillance of Live Birds • High Priority Migratory Bird Species • Broad Spatial / Seasonal Coverage Photo - FWS

    13. Disease Outbreak Investigations • Rapid Response Capability • Partnerships with States and Tribes • On-site Training for Partner Agencies • Enhanced Analytical Facilities Photo - USGS

    14. Testing Hunter-Taken Wild Birds • High Priority Migratory Species • Alaska Spring Subsistence Hunt • Fall 2006Sport Hunt

    15. For more information see