Two people in China die of bird flu and three more in hospital

Two people in China die of bird flu and three more in hospital

China has reported two bird flu deaths after confirming five new cases of H5N6, with the World Health Organization calling for “urgent” action. Experts have expressed concern about the growing number of bird flu cases in humans in China and warned that the strain could be more contagious to humans. Five people – four men … Read more

Two people in China die of bird flu and three more in hospital

Two people in China die of bird flu and three more in hospital

China has reported two bird flu deaths after confirming five new cases of H5N6, with the World Health Organization calling for “urgent” action. Experts have expressed concern about the growing number of bird flu cases in humans in China and warned that the strain could be more contagious to humans. Five people – four men … Read more

Hunters and bird handlers warned after bird flu detected

Hunters and bird handlers warned after bird flu detected

A wild duck harvested 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 U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed Friday. Officials said in a statement that the Eurasian bird disease type H5 was found in an … Read more

Hunters and bird handlers warned after bird flu detected

Hunters and bird handlers warned after bird flu detected

A wild duck harvested 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 U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed Friday. Officials said in a statement that the Eurasian bird disease type H5 was found in an … Read more