Avian flu: 2014-15 outbreak vs. 2022 outbreak
Improved surveillance could be the cause of the increase in cases
The current highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreak is outpacing the last outbreak in 2014-2015 in terms of cases.
According to an American Farm Bureau Federation investigation, as of April 7, 2022, there have been 158 cases of HPAI in commercial and backyard flocks in 25 states.
In 2014-2015, there…