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Avian influenza hits Delaware poultry farm with 1.2M birds

By Reuters   

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About 1.65 million poultry birds have been affected by the disease stateside in the past two weeks.

A commercial poultry farm in Delaware with 1.2 million birds has been hit by a highly lethal form of bird flu, the state said on Wednesday, significantly expanding an outbreak that has killed U.S. chickens and turkeys.

The outbreak brings the total number of commercial U.S. poultry birds affected by the disease to about 1.65 million over the past two weeks.

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