The U.S. is undergoing its worst bird flu outbreak ever. Is a poultry vaccine the answer?

Since the current strain of avian influenza — H5N1 — began circulating in February 2022, farmers across have lost or had to cull more than 58 million birds

By: - May 15, 2023 4:10 am
Chickens at a farm

Vaccination against bird flu, long considered a fringe idea, is gaining support among some lawmakers. (Stephen Ausmus/Animal Research Services, USDA)

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Adam Goldstein
Adam Goldstein

Adam Goldstein was the D.C. Bureau intern for States Newsroom. Goldstein was a graduate student at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, studying digital reporting. He is originally from San Francisco, and loves swimming, cooking, and the San Francisco 49ers.