H5N1 pathogen: Infected in dairy cows: Why the bird flu patient from the USA also raises questions for us

The good news first: the man is fine.

H5N1 pathogen: Infected in dairy cows: Why the bird flu patient from the USA also raises questions for us

The good news first: the man is fine. He is being treated with an antiviral drug and is already recovering. Redness in the eye due to viral conjunctivitis was the most noticeable symptom that he had been infected with the avian influenza virus A/H5N1. If you want to know more precisely: It is a genetic subspecies called “2.3.4.4b” – we are familiar with such abbreviations from the corona pandemic.

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