Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Walking Back the Avian Flu Boilerplate a Few Steps

Just a few weeks ago.

[The print headline.]  A Plague from the SkiesThe New York Times, 5/4/2015.
No humans have caught this flu,but health officials fear they might. They are requiring that cullers and barn-cleaners wear the kind of protective gear that Ebola workers do.

Quote source:  The New York Times
Photo credit:  Wikipedia (public domain)

Related posts:
In 2014, the ratio of slaughtered chickens to the U.S. population was 27:1.  (4/29/2015) 
Avian flu and the boilerplate that's found in every article.  (4/22/2015)
Extrapolating: More room for 5,300,000 euthanized chickens in Iowa would have meant higher egg prices.  (4/21/2015)
In the news:  What's the poop on 200,000 chicken?  (4/13/2015)

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