Pestilence: A Deadly Form of Avian Flu is Rapidly Spreading Throughout the United States

Bird Flu Detected in Kentucky, Virginia, Indiana as Outbreak Spreads, Wild Birds Can Carry HPAI A(h5) Viruses Without Showing Symptoms HNewsWire-Pestilence: A deadly type of bird flu is rapidly spreading throughout the United States. Avian Flu Detected in Five More US States A deadly form of avian flu is rapidly spreading throughout the United States. The danger to humans is negligible, but bird flu may devastate the country’s chicken business just in time for Easter. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) stated on Wednesday that highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been found in five additional states. In Berkshire County, Massachusetts, a non-commercial, mixed-species backyard flock (non-poultry); In Johnson County, Wyoming, a non-commercial, mixed-species backyard flock (non-poultry). A commercial poultry flock in North Carolina’s Johnston County; In Franklin County, Ohio,…

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