Infectious Diseases 2022

Infectious Diseases 2022

H5N1 in Maryland wild bird

8 February, 2022

Maryland is the fifth state to report the virus, following South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, and Florida.
The detection marks the 91st recent identification of H5N1 or H5 on the US East Coast.
Maryland's detection is also the first from live testing; the others involved sampling in hunter-harvested birds.