Second human case of avian flu linked to outbreak in cows in the United States

Second human case of avian flu linked to outbreak in cows in the United States
Second human case of avian flu linked to outbreak in cows in the United States

2nd human case of avian flu linked to an epidemic in cows

Published today at 10:15 p.m. Updated 4 minutes ago

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Less than two months after a first case, a second person was infected with avian flu in the United States in connection with an epidemic of this virus which spread in the country’s cow herds, health authorities announced Wednesday .

This person works on a farm where the H5N1 virus infected cows, in the state of Michigan (north), said the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC). A first case in Texas, in the South, was announced on April 1.

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