Two people in China die from bird flu with three others in hospital

China has reported two bird flu deaths after confirming five new cases of H5N6, and the World Health Organization has called for “urgent” action. Experts have been concerned about the rising number of human-to-human cases of bird flu in China and have warned that the strain could be more infectious to humans. Five people, four … Read more

Hunters, people who handle birds warned after avian flu detected

A wild duck killed by a hunter in Colleton County is the first wild bird since 2016 to be found infected in the United States with highly pathogenic avian influenza, or HPAI, the US Department of Agriculture confirmed Friday. of avian disease H5 was found in a Wigeon and was tested by the Clemson University … Read more