“It’s definitely not polio, we checked” is about as definitive as it gets at the moment. This does not seem like several unrelated things, and I don’t think the CDC thinks it is either. They’re acting spooked, and they should be spooked.
RANDOM AUDIO: I Am Way More Obsessed with HPAI than you are
Influenza, in all its forms, is the master of mutation, making it irresistible to a “bug” junkie like me. So when the 2014-2015 outbreak swept across the country, mutating as it went, and in the end causing 48± million birds to be euthanized; the system unable to keep up with the wildfire outbreak despite rushing…