U.S. and International Responses to the Global Spread of Avian Flu: Issues for Congress [Updated May 1, 2006] [open pdf - 236KB]
"This report provides an up-to-date account of global H5N1-related human infections and deaths, outlines U.S. government global avian flu programs, and presents some foreign policy issues for Congress. This report will be updated."
CRS Report for Congress, RL33219
United States Diplomatic Mission to Italy: http://italy.usembassy.gov/english/