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An outbreak of avian influenza that’s already infected more than 58 million poultry and 6,000 wild birds in the United States has recently begun to spill over to mammals, including humans in rare cases, spurring some fears that the virus could evolve and pose a greater risk to humans.
While only a few isolated cases of bird flu have been reported in humans so far, the World Health Organization has warned health officials to prepare for possible human outbreaks, as the disease has recently crossed into small mammals, including minks, otters, foxes, and sea lions.
This week, Argentina and Uruguay declared national health emergencies following bird flu outbreaks. Officials in Peru reported this month that 585 sea lions and 55,000 birds have been found dead in the country from bird flu. The first cases of bird flu among grizzly bears were reported last month in Montana.
Some health experts have expressed concern about detecting the illness in small mammals, noting their physical similarities to humans.
“For the moment, the WHO assesses the risk to humans as low,” said WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday. “But we cannot assume that will remain the case, and we must prepare for any change in the status quo.”
Daily Mail reports:
The World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) has now warned mammals could act as ‘mixing vessels’ for different influenza viruses, potentially unleashing a new variant that could be ‘more harmful’ to humans.
An ‘unprecedented’ number of avian flu cases have been reported across the world since October 2021.
During a virtual briefing hosted by the Science Media Centre, leading experts raised concerns that the global response required to tackle the scale of the issue may not be ready.
WOAH said the illness has reached new regions, with “devastating impacts” on both animal health and welfare as it causes an “alarming rate” of deaths among wild birds and some mammals.
The H5N1 strain has a fatality rate of around 50 per cent among people, according to Daily Mail.
The WOAH said: “This sparks growing concern about the threat for the health of domestic and wild animals, biodiversity, and potentially for public health.
“The current situation highlights the risk that H5N1 avian influenza may become better adapted to mammals, and spill over to humans and other animals.
“In addition, some mammals, such as mink, may act as mixing vessels for different influenza viruses, leading to the emergence of new strains and subtypes that could be more harmful to animals and/or humans.”
Beyond fears for human transmission, the outbreak risks global food security.
🥚Egg prices soared as the worst-ever global bird flu outbreak ravaged poultry and hen flocks in Europe and the US.
It’s now showing early signs of spreading in South America, putting chicken supplies into bigger danger https://t.co/ASiUuipEP6 pic.twitter.com/vLmg7d54Y5
— Bloomberg Quicktake (@Quicktake) February 20, 2023
Analysis is now being done to determine whether these are seals that were directly infected by sick birds or whether it’s spreading among seals in the colony. Crucial difference. https://t.co/1gTcNH4xcS
— Prof. Devi Sridhar (@devisridhar) February 11, 2023
WHO: Bird flu spillover to mammals “needs to be monitored closely,” risk to humans currently low but “we must prepare” pic.twitter.com/mO1yCek85f
— BNO News (@BNOFeed) February 9, 2023
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Food supply is next on the list
Just more bullshit and anyone who falls for it deserves what happens.
Isn’t it interesting? How every time something is about to break when it comes to this corrupt administration that all of a sudden there’s a new false flag thrown in our face.
The only fear I have is the fear of my government following their interpretation of the science, which is usually connected to money!
Right there with ya Mr Bill. 👍
Consider your source of information
Here we go again trying to scare the hell out of the people. Don’t falling for it
The thing is: someone is killing all these birds, and spreading this shit. Rather than be reactive, we should be proactive and find out who is unleashing these diseases……any guesses who that might be? Crimes against humanity!
Knowing how viruses behave then the question is who and what lab has been using gain of function testing to upgrade this virus into “the next pandemic “ !!
Exactly! I agree. I didn’t see your comment before posting.
Fear, fear, fear! Of course the pharmaceutical industry will come in and rescue the survivors, while making trillions of dollars and making the billionaire stock investors richer. What will they do when Jesus returns, asking for a friend and savior?
One pandemic after another. Never before in our country’s history. How clueless do they think we are?
Bring out the masks! Shutdown the churches and stores! Make Fauci a pope with unlimited powers! But keep the liquor stores and abortion mills open! The world is about to end! But wait, they have a shot that will guarantee you can’t catch it or spread it.
Are we stuck in B movie reruns?
Biden is getting ready to sign a contract that gives the corrupt WHO legal authority to our response to a pandemic. Nothing like giving away the country!!!!! Will not comply! Especially by some foreign corrupt entity!
Most likely outbreak with the help of a lab.
Theory…maybe this is what those Chinese “weather balloons” were distributing all over the world…the next pandemic of bird flu??? Just a questionable thought….
Well what do you know? We just happened to have this handy dandy vaccine for bird flu! All we need is a willing and fearful public to try it out on!
Another thing we can thank china for. This originated in 1996 in China. Besides swine flu and covid.
Big pharmaceutical companies friends of the democrats need another 2.7 trillion dollars
Officials at the WHO and CDC job description entails fear mongering. To make them look like they are working