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Early signs of avian influenza impacting waterfowl in Lethbridge

By Global News   

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Scientists are keeping an eye on the situation.

Last winter, hundreds of birds died from avian influenza in Lethbridge and according to experts the risks associated with the deadly virus are starting to re-appear.

Dr. Everett Hanna at the School of Environmental Sciences at Lethbridge College says, “We’re just starting to see I think the prevalence or at least the effects of the disease on waterfowl’s sort of spiking.”

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