5 things: USDA braces for possible return of avian flu

5 things: USDA braces for possible return of avian flu

This and more are the things you missed for the week of Oct. 12.

Each Friday I compile a list that highlights five things you probably missed in the news that week and why you should care about them.

Here’s your list for the week of Oct. 12:

1.    Will the avian flu return?
The USDA thinks the virus that killed more than 48 million birds in the US might return during the fall migration season and has hired veterinarians and other temporary workers to help respond should the threat return, according to

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