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Scientists discover mutations for bird flu, but US health officials say threat to humans is low

April 15, 2023 0

Although a man in Chile has been infected with a bird flu that has worrying mutations, the threat to the…

Oklahoma health officials say public health lab needs more money

April 13, 2023 0

Oklahoma lawmakers plan to invest more money in the state’s public health lab, which could bring the total investment to…

Health officials call for lead exposure testing in children

April 12, 2023 0

Materials used by the Johnson County Health Department to collect a blood sample for lead exposure. The health department and…

As more Vermonters raise backyard chickens, health officials explain how to minimize health risks

April 12, 2023 0

A young chicken and its caretaker in Vermont. Photo by Ambient Photography via Kathy Pintair As spring arrives in Vermont,…