Michigan’s bird flu response unsettles residents central to state’s economy

Michigan’s bird flu response unsettles residents central to state’s economy


Michigan has launched a comprehensive response to rising bird flu cases across the state, leaving many of its dairy farmers fearful of the impacts on their businesses.

Increasingly strict regulations have blanketed some of the state’s small towns as it attempts to contain cases in cattle and humans that have spiked in recent months, according to Reuters. States across the nation are looking to Michigan and examining their response to the outbreak as a number of public health officials have begun to raise concerns about a possible pandemic.

The virus, a typically rare strain of influenza with early symptoms akin to the common cold and conjunctivitis, can carry a high mortality rate if exposed to humans. Four human cases have been confirmed in the United

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