How deadly bird flu sparked explosive outbreaks in 2022
Brett RuffellNews Disease watch
And why it matters for global health.
Throughout the last decade, the global spread of bird flu has been a growing concern in Canada, but most farms managed to avoid outbreaks.
The situation changed in 2022.
This year, a highly contagious strain of avian influenza tore across the country, hitting close to 270 farms and production facilities, sparking concerns over poultry shortages and exposing workers from coast to coast to a potentially deadly pathogen.
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