Tag Archive: bird-transmitted disease (18)

Flu Season and Avian Flu: 2021 HPAI Risk Alert

December 7, 2021
Not everything that comes with the holiday season in the Midwest is a matter of good cheer, unfortunately. It’s flu season as well. What Is The Flu? Influenza is a rapidly evolving multi-strain virus first described by Hippocrates in 400 BCE. There are two main types: A and B. While... Read More

Flu Season & the 2021 HPAI Risk Alert: Avian Flu

December 7, 2021
Not everything that comes with the holiday season in the Midwest is a matter of good cheer, unfortunately. It’s flu season as well. The Flu: What Is It? Influenza is a rapidly evolving multi-strain virus first described by Hippocrates in 400 BCE. There are two main types: A and B.... Read More

2021 HPAI Risk Alert: Understanding Flu Season & The Avian Flu

December 7, 2021
Not everything that comes with the holiday season in the Midwest is a matter of good cheer, unfortunately. It’s flu season as well. Understanding The Flu Influenza is a rapidly evolving multi-strain virus first described by Hippocrates in 400 BCE. There are two main types: A and B. While the... Read More

Late Summer Health Threats: Blue-Green Algae and Avian Botulism

August 11, 2021
As we head into the dog days of summer, dogs and people are drawn to the cool waters of local lakes and ponds. Swimming, boating, and other water recreation that we share with our pets is a prime source of outdoor entertainment to beat the heat. However, August and September... Read More