Bird flu found in second state in Pacific Northwest

The highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza virus was confirmed in a backyard poultry flock in Winston, Oregon, said USDA in a “stakeholder announcement.” It was the second U.S. discovery of the H5N8 virus within a couple of days. Winston, a town of about 6,000 people, is in southwestern Oregon. The previous U.S. discovery was in Whatcom County, Washington state,… » Read More

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