Avian flu killed 12 Texas farm cats in four days after getting the disease from cattle

H5N1 - a rendition by an AI computer

Avian influenza A(H5N1) in dairy cattle was passed to 12 out of 24 farm cats in raw milk and through direct contact on a single Texas farm and the effect was devasting (see quote below). RELATED: avian flu H5N1 Avian influenza, often termed “highly pathogenic,” particularly refers to strains of the virus that are …

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Notes about bird flu, domestic cats and people

Bird flu

It might be useful just to briefly touch on the bird flu epidemic which affects America and other countries. I’m going to refer exclusively to America in this article partly because America’s CDC have some very useful information about it. Firstly, they remind us that bird flu is zoonotic. It can be transferred from …

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Bird flu kills five domestic cats in the United States of America

H5N1

NEWS AND COMMENT: This is a worrying development. I’ve written about bird flu before and the fact that it is a zoonotic disease which means that it can be transmitted between animals and people. Covid-19 is also a zoonotic disease and we know how badly that affected the entire planet. And today, The Sun, …

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Britain’s most important biolab is allegedly insecure

The Weybridge facility

The Brits, including myself, have criticised the Chinese for their alleged lax attitude towards maintaining the highest standards of security at their Wuhan biolab in order to prevent the escape of zoonotic diseases into public places. At one time it was believed that the Wuhan biolab was the source of the destructive Covid-19 pandemic …

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Bird flu ravaging birds in northern hemisphere (and it can be transmitted to pets and people)

Bird flu on poultry farm

The big news which is unfolding under the radar, and which was ignored by news media until recently because of the political crisis in the UK, is that bird flu (H5N1, a form of avian influenza) is ravaging native wild bird numbers and domestic stock across the northern hemisphere which includes America. I mention …

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