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Bird Flu Cases Drop As Temperatures Warm, But Experts Warn Cases Could Rise Again In The Fall

1 month ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The latest data from the University of Minnesota's Raptor Center shows that bird flu cases in their raptors have dropped dramatically since late April.
Data from the week of May 9 - May 15 showed there were 16 positive cases at the Raptor Center. That's down from 37 positive cases the week prior.
It means about 50% of the raptors are testing positive for bird flu, but it was 100% of the incoming birds at the peak.
Raptor Center's Executive Director Dr. Victoria Hall says it's thanks to the warmer weather as well as the birds continuing to migrate out of Minnesota.
“As the...
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