U.S. CDC Prepares for Potential Bird Flu Outbreak

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed on November 1, 2021, an ongoing global monitoring program has recently identified three new human infections with avian influenza A(H5N6) virus (or “A(H5N6) bird flu”) in China. 
Reported influenza A(H5N6) virus infections during 2021 have doubled the number of such cases detected since this virus was first found in people in 2014.
This increase raises concerns about the risk of additional human zoonotic infections and the pandemic potential of this virus. 

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