Cassidy Requests More Info From HHS On Avian Flu Response

By Jessica Karins / April 18, 2024 at 4:43 PM
Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA), the ranking member of the Senate health committee, is requesting regular briefings from the Biden administration on the outbreak of avian influenza (H5N1) among livestock and wild animals in the United States, saying federal agencies must increase their transparency around interagency response to the outbreak. Cassidy wants to be provided with continued briefings on H5N1 in both animals and humans in addition to information on interagency coordination and guidance being provided to state and local agencies...

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