Bird flu in the US – level 1
Bird flu is a disease. It kills birds. It is not very dangerous for wild birds. It is very dangerous for domestic birds. Domestic birds live on farms. For example, they are chickens, turkeys, or ducks.
Bird flu is in Europe and Asia some months ago. It spreads to the US. Officials first know about bird flu in Indiana. It spreads to Kentucky and Virginia.
Farmers worry. They remember bird flu in 2015. It kills 50 million birds in 15 US states.
Some countries already don’t want meat from Indiana. Farmers must solve the problem quickly. Prices of poultry will probably get higher.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
What do you think about this news?
LEARN 3000 WORDS with NEWS IN LEVELS
News in Levels is designed to teach you 3000 words in English. Please follow the instructions
How to improve your English with News in Levels:
- Do the test at Test Languages.
- Go to your level. Go to Level 1 if you know 1-1000 words. Go to Level 2 if you know 1000-2000 words. Go to Level 3 if you know 2000-3000 words.
- Read two news articles every day.
- Read the news articles from the day before and check if you remember all new words.
- Listen to the news from today and read the text at the same time.
- Listen to the news from today without reading the text.
- Answer the question under today’s news and write the answer in the comments.