'Save a budgie, have a flu vaccine': How Australia is prepared for bird flu

Emily Anderson
April 30 2024 - 7:45am
Australia is the only continent free from the HPAI H5 strain of avian influenza. Picture by AP
Australia is the only continent free from the HPAI H5 strain of avian influenza. Picture by AP

Getting a human flu shot may help protect native wildlife and livestock from avian influenza should the strain reach Australian shores.

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Emily Anderson

Emily is a reporter for The Daily Advertiser, based in Wagga. She loves keeping people in the loop about what's going on around them, and getting to the bottom of a good story. Got a lead - big or small? Flick an email to emily.anderson@austcommunitymedia.com.au Follow on insta @emilywyanderson