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U.S. confirms highly pathogenic bird flu at Indiana turkey farm

Outbreak marks nation's first case in commercial poultry operation since 2020.


February 9, 2022
By Reuters

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian flu in an Indiana turkey flock on Wednesday, the nation’s first case in a commercial poultry operation since 2020.

Indiana said the strain of the virus was H5N1 and it was the state’s first case of highly pathogenic bird flu in commercial poultry since 2016, when 400,000 birds were killed.

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