HPAI Hurdles: Lawmakers call for enhanced federal response to avian flu outbreak

Lawmakers are urging enhanced federal coordination to tackle the avian flu outbreak head on.

Sen. Chuck Grassley, Amy Klobucha, and John Cornyn joined by bipartisan colleagues are calling on the USDA to work with the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to collaborate and prioritize reach on deterrence, vaccines, and biosecurity.

The letter emphasizes the importance of keeping stakeholders informed and coordinating mitigation efforts.