Avian Influenza

Deadly bird flu returns to Midwest earlier than expected

Deadly bird flu returns to Midwest earlier than expected

Minneapolis — After months of lull, bird flu returned to the Midwest earlier than authorities expected, with two commercial turkey flocks in western Minnesota and one amateur turkey flock in Indiana, officials said Wednesday. This highly pathogenic disease was found in . The Minnesota Animal Health Commission said the disease was detected after a farm …

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More than 100 dead black vultures were found near a New Jersey hiking trail, officials say. This has shut down the trail as a virus is killing the birds.

More than 100 dead and rotting vultures close New Jersey hiking trails, officials say

More than 100 dead black vultures were found near a hiking trail in New Jersey, officials said. This has closed the path as the virus is killing birds. Jim Larter Associated Press The death of dozens of black bald eagles has closed a hiking trail in New Jersey as wildlife officials are letting the birds …

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