immunology

A Twin Falls nurse spent 2 weeks in Washington responding to measles outbreak

TWIN FALLS — South Central Public Health District’s Tanis Maxwell had never encountered a confirmed case of the measles — let alone an outbreak — here in Idaho.

Bird flu cases revive fear of repeat of major 2015 outbreak

MINNEAPOLIS — The detection of a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu at a Tennessee chicken farm has poultry farmers stepping up security in an attempt to prevent an outbreak like the one in 2015 that required the destruction of…