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Events in life often come to describe essential eras. Our grandparents had the Great Depression. We had had the Vietnam era. And so on.

I am hoping this time, it will not end up being known for its respiratory diseases. The Covid-19 pandemic gave us quite enough

Continue Reading Letter From the Editor: Bird flu’s low risk for humans doesn’t mean it’s not being taken seriously

Avian flu is taking a holiday. It’s been three months since the H5N1 bird flu struck commercial poultry flocks in the United States. 

After a long string of infections required America’s poultry business to depopulate their flocks by 58.7 million birds in 2022-23, there is a welcomed break in the

Continue Reading Break in Avian flu infections by commercial flocks, but the future isn’t known