Big Ag, Not Wild Birds, Is What Really Spreads Avian Flu | The New Republic

Avian influenza often hits birds harder, so it’s possible that pigs & cows are spreading the virus with few or no symptoms. CEID faculty Jessica Leibler recognizes that surveillance efforts are expensive, “But at minimum, being able to have ongoing surveillance of the workers in these industrial facilities would be really important to try to understand what pathogens they’re being exposed to.”

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