Second human case of bird flu, first in U.S. found in Colorado

Second human case of bird flu, first in U.S. found in Colorado


A man whose name has not been released became the first person in the United States to test positive for the latest strain of the bird flu. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) made the announcement on Thursday, stating the man is under 40-years-old and tested positive for the H5 variant.

“This is the second human case associated with this specific group of H5 viruses that are currently predominant, and the first case in the United States,” said the CDC in a press release.

The patient is an inmate at a state correctional facility, and it was determined that the infection occurred due to exposure at a commercial farm in Montrose County, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

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