Source: abc news 8 

A Texas veterinarian played a crucial role in solving the mystery of bird flu in cows. Dr. James Grimes, based in Gonzales, assisted in identifying and containing the virus, which had crossed from wild birds to cows, causing illness and death in a cattle herd. Grimes’s expertise in animal health and his proactive approach to investigating unusual cases led to the discovery of the avian influenza virus in the cows.

By swiftly collaborating with state and federal agencies, Grimes helped prevent further spread of the virus and protect the cattle industry. His efforts highlight the importance of vigilance and collaboration in addressing emerging animal diseases, safeguarding both animal welfare and agricultural livelihoods.

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