Influenza Links

off-centre-links is your online source for credible health information and is the official Web site of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC is committed to achieving true improvements in people’s health. CDC applies research and findings to improve people’s daily lives and responds to health emergencies—something that distinguishes CDC from its peer agencies. Working with states and other partners, CDC provides a system of health surveillance to monitor and prevent disease outbreaks (including bioterrorism), implement disease prevention strategies, and maintain national health statistics. CDC also guards against international disease transmission, with personnel stationed in more than 25 foreign countries.

Flu Trackers  Flu Trackers has 24 Forums and 111 Sub Forums.  From the basic to the expert they are all here, you can find information on the H5N1 or other emerging infectious diseases, follow other flu strains such as type A & B.  There is lots of history, educational material, maps, migration routes, statistics & charts.  Stories of other pandemic killers.  This site also includes a chat room. If your interest is in the H5N1 Bird Flu or any other type of infectious diseases and you want to read and learn more about them, this site is for you. I found fascinating reading material on this site and spent many hours reading the forums. provides comprehensive government-wide information on pandemic influenza and avian influenza for the general public, health and emergency preparedness professionals, policy makers, government and business leaders, school systems, and local communities.