Person in Texas catches H5N1 bird flu in 1st probable case of cow-to-human transmission

Person in Texas catches H5N1 bird flu in 1st probable case of cow-to-human transmission

A person in Texas has tested positive for bird flu after being in contact with dairy cows that were likely infected with the virus, health officials announced on Monday (April 1). The individual's only reported symptom was eye redness, likely caused by an infection of the eye called conjunctivitis. The person is now isolating and being treated with an antiviral drug for influenza, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This is the second reported case of …