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National Guard Troops Mobilized In Fight Against Avian Flu

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – National Guard soldiers have been called to help euthanize birds as part of the effort to stem the spread of avian flu in Minnesota. 109 more words


New Avian Flu Viruses Send U.S. Scientists Scrambling

CHICAGO, April 25 (Reuters) – Three highly pathogenic avian flu viruses that have infected poultry and wild birds in the U.S. Midwest appear unlikely to present a significant risk to humans. 898 more words


Dayton And Franken Talk Bird Flu At Central Minn. Turkey Farms

WILLMAR, Minn. (WCCO) — State and federal forces are teaming up to combat the spread of bird flu through Minnesota’s turkey flocks.

Forty-six flocks in 16 Minnesota counties have already been affected, causing the deaths of more than 2.9 million birds. 303 more words


Scientist Fears Avian Flu Could Be Airborne

Governor Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency related to the bird flu outbreak in Minnesota.

One affected farm is just east of Hawley Minnesota. At Baer Brothers Co. 290 more words


"Food supply is safe:" State of emergency declared in Jefferson County over avian flu

JEFFERSON COUNTY (WITI) — Jefferson County has declared a state of emergency over the avian flu outbreak. Two of six cases of bird flu in Wisconsin have been documented in Jefferson County. 338 more words


Avian Influenza and Steps to Take to Protect Your Flock

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Avian Influenza has been found on poultry farms in four counties around Wisconsin; the closest being Jefferson County, where two farms have tested positive for the disease. 444 more words

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Lawmakers Drawing Up Contingency Funding Plans For Bird Flu

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) —  Top Minnesota lawmakers said Friday they’re developing contingency plans that would allow state agencies to more easily access emergency response dollars if the spread of avian influenza intensifies in the nation’s leading turkey producing state. 255 more words