Third bird flu case in humans confirmed, with new coughing and respiratory symptoms reported

Bird flu has been confirmed in a third American this year, marking the second case linked to a Michigan dairy, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. This raises concerns that the virus, which in April appeared in dairy farms throughout the United States, may be spreading further among people, not just animals....

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Second human bird flu case linked to dairy detected in Michigan. Public threat remains low, CDC says

A second dairy worker has tested positive for H5N1, the influenza A virus known as bird flu. The confirmed case involves a Michigan farmworker, the Michigan Department of Health announced on Wednesday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the risk to the public remains low and that the patient recovered with mild symptoms....

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