The Biden administration is considering the possibility of vaccinating America's poultry en masse in response to the avian flu outbreak that's been going on, according to officials.
Millions of birds have reportedly died and it's caused egg and poultry prices to go up, on top of the already insane Bidenflation.
Mike Stepien, a USDA spokesman, told the New York Times that while it's on the table, they haven't authorized any vaccination efforts yet, and they're not sure if the existing vaccines would work against the current strain of H5N1 bird flu. Erica Spackman, a USDA Agricultural Research Service researcher, said that scientists are researching new vaccine candidates to help control the bird flu outbreak
*Big Pharma rubs hands together.*
Vaccinating millions of birds could be a tough job and while it could stop the spread of bird flu, it could also lead to trade bans. Julie Gauthier, the USDA veterinary service's assistant director for poultry health, said that America's trading partners might not accept products from vaccinated birds.
Which is a little frightening for several reasons.
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