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Second H7N9 bird flu case confirmed in B.C.; husband of first patient

TORONTO – A British Columbia man has been confirmed as Canada’s second case of H7N9 bird flu.

The unidentified man and his wife are believed to have contracted the virus during a recent trip to China. 89 more words

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North America's first human case of H7N9 avian flu confirmed in B.C.

WATCH: Health officials say there’s no reason to worry, but a Metro Vancouver woman is the first person in North America to contract avian flu. Rumina Daya reports. 427 more words

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Avian Flu Confirmed in California Turkey Flock, Not a Public Health Concern

STANISLAUS COUNTY (AP) _ Federal agriculture officials say they have found avian influenza in a commercial turkey flock in central California.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Saturday that the facility in Stanislaus County has been quarantined and birds from the affected flock will not enter the food system. 49 more words

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Avian Flu Confirmed In Commercial Turkey Flock In California

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agriculture officials say they have found avian influenza in a commercial turkey flock in central California.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Saturday that the facility in Stanislaus County has been quarantined and birds from the affected flock will not enter the food system. 66 more words

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H5N1 in the US

From NBC News, January 22, 2015:

A green-winged teal shot by a hunter in northern Washington state has tested positive for H5N1 bird flu — a relative of the virus that’s infected nearly 700 people globally and killed 400 of them.

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Avian flu puts Delta bird sanctuary in financial crunch

WATCH ABOVE: A plea from a non profit society that cares for hundreds of birds. Because of the avian flu outbreak, one of their main sources of income has dried up. 318 more words

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Officials confirm cases of bird flu in Utah waterfowl

DAVIS COUNTY, Utah – Health officials have confirmed cases of bird flu in Utah waterfowl.

The National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa, confirmed avian influenza virus strain H5N8 in an American widgeon duck on Jan. 463 more words

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