USDA reports highly lethal avian influenza in Kentucky chicken farm

A further case was detected in Virginia
calendar icon 14 February 2022
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The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Monday reported an outbreak of a highly lethal form of avian influenza at a commercial chicken farm in Kentucky, widening an outbreak in the country.

The agency said the disease was also detected in a backyard flock of birds in Virginia, after reporting last week that a commercial turkey operation in Indiana tested positive, reported Reuters.

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