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APHIS releases partial epidemiology report on HPAI


June 29, 2015
By USDA APHIS

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June 16, 2015 – The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has released an epidemiology report outlining its initial findings through June 5 about how highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) was likely entering new premises during this period of time. After conducting investigations on over 80 commercial poultry farms, APHIS analysis indicates that there are likely several ways the virus could be transmitted, including lapses in biosecurity practices and environmental factors. READ MORE