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JAN 28, 2016 - Washington Times

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U of M study says tillage might have helped spread bird flu

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A University of Minnesota study says farmers who actively tilled fields near turkey barns in the early days of last year's bird flu outbreak may have unwittingly helped spread the virus. The Center for Animal Health and Food Safety says soil in those fields may ...

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JAN 28, 2016 - Fox News

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US on high alert for bird flu after Indiana poultry outbreak

In the two weeks since bird flu reappeared in Indiana, U.S. veterinarians have swabbed the mouths of chickens and turkeys across the country, racing to uncover any more infections and contain the virus before it causes mass death and damage like last year.

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JAN 28, 2016 - Yahoo! News

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U.S. on high alert for bird flu after Indiana poultry outbreak

In the two weeks since bird flu reappeared in Indiana, U.S. veterinarians have swabbed the mouths of chickens and turkeys across the country, racing to uncover any more infections and contain the virus before it causes mass death and damage like last year. Biologists also are running tests on feces collected from wild birds, which are suspected of spreading the ...

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JAN 23, 2016 - Washington Times

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Illinois monitoring 4 counties to guard against bird flu

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - State agriculture officials say they're keeping close watch over four counties in southeastern Illinois to guard against the possible spread of bird flu from Indiana. More than 414,000 turkeys and chickens have been killed at 10 southwest Indiana farms affected by the bird flu outbreak. Testing ...

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JAN 23, 2016 - Washington Times

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Q&A: Details about what's next in bird flu response efforts

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - More than 414,000 turkeys and chickens have been killed, some through a method considered a "last resort" of euthanasia, at 10 southwest Indiana farms affected by a bird flu outbreak. Testing and monitoring will continue for weeks to determine if the outbreak of the H7N8 viral strain ...

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