Dogs could be "patient zero" for virus with potential to infect humans
The study revealed that the virus is mutating in dogs.
Can H3N8 bird flu spread between humans?
The third person ever recorded to have contracted H3N8 bird flu has died in China, with all three infected people having been exposed to live poultry.
What is H3N8 bird flu risk for humans in U.S?
In the third ever case of a human infection by H3N8 bird flu—a different virus to the H5N1 bird flu currently in the U.S.—a woman in China has died.
Egg producers accused of price gouging after 718% profit revealed
Politicians as well as angry members of the public are asking for more scrutiny on companies enjoying greater revenues from rising costs.
Are egg prices dropping? Where to find eggs for $2
Egg prices hit a record high in December at an average of more than $4 per dozen.
Walmart's $2 eggs spark concerns, questions
In December, the average cost for a dozen large Grade A eggs in U.S. cities hit $4.25, up $1.79 from a year earlier.
Why California's egg shortage is much worse than any other state
Californians pay among the highest prices in the U.S. for a dozen eggs, in part because of the state's Proposition 12, requiring that animals are cage-free.
Egg shortages, vaccines and 5G: Why conspiracy theories are on the rise
A new conspiracy theory suggests that egg shortages are not due to highly contagious bird flu, but because egg yolk is a secret cure for COVID-19.
When will the egg shortage end? Experts are divided
Lack of supply and price increases are due to a bird-flu outbreak and rising costs of feed, labor and energy, post-COVID-19 pandemic, an expert told Newsweek.
Egg prices are rising fastest in these 5 states as shortages hit U.S.
Prices are expected to remain high as the costs of fuel, transportation, feed and packaging have increased since the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tucker Carlson sees conspiracy in America's eggs shortage
The incendiary Fox News host claimed there are other unspecified forces at work behind the current egg shortage than the bird flu outbreak.
Montana Grizzly bears acting strangely from highly pathogenic virus killed
In a world first, the three grizzly bears were found to have a form of highly pathogenic avian influenza, also known as bird flu.
Egg prices soar as bird flu keeps farmers up at night
"I feel like a drug dealer," one farmer said of the demand she is experiencing for affordable eggs, amid price rises fuelled by a record outbreak of avian flu.
How to cut costs this Thanksgiving as grocery prices soar
"The price of a 16-pound whole frozen turkey has increased by over 40 percent since last year," Wallethub analyst Jill Gonzalez told Newsweek.
Is Bird Flu Dangerous to Humans? What We Know About H5 Avian Flu
Colorado health authorities reported the first U.S. case of a type of bird flu called HPAI H5 as the country battles a wider bird flu epidemic across farms.
Colorado Inmate Is First Person in U.S. to Test Positive for H5 Avian Flu
The CDC announced that the one case does not change the human risk assessment for the general public, which is "low" at this time.
What We Know About H3N8 Bird Flu Strain Reported in Boy in China
The five-year-old boy was confirmed as the first case of human transmission on April 26 after falling ill three weeks earlier.
Can You Get Bird Flu From Eating Eggs, Chicken? Avian Flu in 24 States
Almost 23 million birds have been killed in the U.S. this year because of the outbreak, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Bird Flu Has Led to Over 22M Chickens, Turkeys Being Culled in U.S.
Once the virus is detected in an animal, its entire flock is culled in order to prevent the disease from spreading.
Bird Flu Update As 13M Birds Dead, Emergency Measures in Iowa, Arkansas
The highly infectious avian flu has been found in backyard and commercial poultry flocks, including broiler chickens and turkeys in 17 states.
French Farmers Criticized for Asphyxiating Poultry to Curb Bird Flu
French officials said Tuesday that millions of birds across the country have been infected and had to be killed during the last several months.
South Dakota Kills 85,000 Birds as Avian Flu Outbreak Spreads to State
The state is seeing its first avian flu outbreak since 2015. The disease was first detected in turkeys at two animal feeding facilities.
Highly Pathogenic Bird Flu Now in Almost a Quarter of U.S. States
Avian flu has been detected in commercial and backyard flocks in 12 states, including New York, Michigan, Illinois and Kansas.
Bird Flu Symptoms in Chickens, How to Protect Your Backyard Flock Explained
Avian flu has been detected in backyard flocks in Michigan, Maine, Virginia, and New York, with keepers who interact with birds at greatest risk of infection.
How Worried Americans Should Be About Bird Flu Spreading in U.S.
Avian influenza has been detected in poultry flocks as well as wild birds since January. Experts tell Newsweek what the risk is to humans.
Florida Tourist Spots Closed Over Bird Flu As Virus Spreads in U.S.
The highly infectious avian influenza has now been reported in commercial and backyard birds in six states, and in wild birds in 10 states.
Bird Flu Found in These States as Virus Spreads to New York
The detection of bird flu in a backyard flock of birds in New York is the latest in an ongoing spate of cases also involving turkeys and broiler chickens.
Bird Flu Risk to Humans Explained As Virus Detected in Chicken Flock
The detection of the virus in a flock of broiler chickens follows the destruction of 29,000 turkeys in Indiana and widens the current U.S. avian flu outbreak.
U.S. Reports Highly Infectious Strain of Bird Flu in These States
Two new outbreaks were reported just days after the U.S. ordered nearly 30,000 turkeys to be euthanized for testing positive for the disease.
Israel Scrambling to Contain What it Calls 'Deadliest Wildlife Disaster'
Workers were removing bird carcasses as fast as they could, as there are concerns they would potentially infect other wildlife, said Yaron Michaeli.