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Utah officials discuss dangers avian influenza poses to backyard birds

SALT LAKE CITY — Avian bird influenza has made its way to Utah, and veterinarians said you don’t want it getting to your backyard birds. 445 more words

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New case of avian flu in B.C.

CHILLIWACK, B.C. – A backyard chicken coop in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley has been infected with avian influenza, the B.C. Poultry Association confirmed Friday, marking the first new case in more than a month. 410 more words

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Avian flu found in backyard chicken coop in Fraser Valley

CHILLIWACK, B.C. – An industry group says a backyard chicken coop in B.C.’s Fraser Valley is the latest to be hit with avian influenza, marking the first such case in more than a month. 132 more words

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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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