U.S. and International Responses to the Global Spread of Avian Flu: Issues for Congress [Updated January 4, 2007] [open pdf - 252KB]
From the Summary: "This report provides an up-to-date account of global H5N1-related human infections and deaths, outlines U.S. global avian flu programs, and presents some foreign policy issues for Congress. This report will be updated should Congress provides additional funds for global purposes, and then only if H5N1 becomes effectively transmissible from person-to-person. For information on U.S. domestic preparedness efforts, agricultural issues, and anti-avian flu efforts of overseas governments, see CRS [Congressional Research Service] Report RL33145, 'Pandemic Influenza: Domestic Preparedness Efforts'; CRS Report RS21747, 'Avian Influenza: Agricultural Issues'; and CRS Report RL33349, 'International Efforts to Control the Spread of the Avian Influenza (H5N1) Virus: Affected Countries' Responses.'"
CRS Report for Congress, RL33219