University of Minnesota: CIDRAP – Centers for Infectious Disease Research and Policy Feds propose adding H5N1 to HHS select agent list Lisa Schnirring | Staff Writer | CIDRAP News | Jul 17, 2015 The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) yesterday unveiled a proposal to add certain H5N1 influenza viruses to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) select agent list and to designate ones that are modified to be more transmissible in mammals to the category that poses the greatest risk to humans. ... Please read more