UPDATE: U.S. Case of Human Avian Influenza A(H5N1) Virus Reported

Person Had Contact with Infected Poultry; Public Health Risk Assessment Remains Low

May 5, 2022 – CDC has confirmed the influenza neuraminidase N1 subtype of the U.S. case of human avian influenza A(H5) reported last week by genetic sequencing. Genetic characterization is ongoing and final data will be made publicly available in GenBank as soon as available.