What Is Bird Flu—And Should Humans Be Worried About the Recent Outbreak?

Published May 4, 2022

SELF magazine reports on the latest outbreak of bird flu and quotes Thomas A. Russo, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, who said: “Bird flu mainly infects and spreads within bird populations, but occasionally it can spread to other species, as well—including humans.”