How COVID-19 affected avian flu response in Carolinas
Pandemic added to the concerns of response teams as they tried to rid turkey farms of avian influenza during the spring months
Responding to an avian influenza outbreak is an ordeal under any circumstance. But when the virus struck in North Carolina and South Carolina during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, animal health officials had to deal with a new set of challenges.
In March and April, there were 11…