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PHIL Image 1841
Description:Colorized transmission electron microscopic (TEM) image of Avian influenza A H5N1 viruses (seen in gold) grown in MDCK cells (seen in green).

Avian influenza A viruses do not usually infect humans; however, several instances of human infections and outbreaks have been reported since 1997. When such infections occur, public health authorities monitor these situations closely.

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Courtesy of Cynthia Goldsmith; Jacqueline Katz; Sherif R. Zaki
Creation Date:1997
Photo Credit:Cynthia Goldsmith
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