Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Preparedness for HPAI A(H5N1) virus varies across jurisdictions

Variation is seen in preparedness and response to highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5N1) viruses, according to a research letter published online May 21 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vigilance needed to avert spread of bird flu to humans

Health experts are calling for tighter biosecurity measures in global poultry production, from farms to markets, to monitor bird flu (avian influenza) following its spread among dairy cows in the United States.