CDC, FDA Working On Response To Human Infection With Avian Influenza

By Jessica Karins / April 2, 2024 at 1:06 PM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting that risk to the public remains relatively low after a positive test for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) was confirmed in Texas, and says it is working with FDA and the Department of Agriculture on monitoring any potential risks to dairy products from avian flu infections. The Texas patient who tested positive had exposure to dairy cattle presumed to be infected with the virus and reported eye redness consistent with...

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