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Virulent Newcastle Disease Outbreak in California - Latest Update
December 7, 2018
Since May 18, USDA has confirmed 190 cases of vND in California, 104 in San Bernardino County, 46 in Riverside County, 39 in Los Angeles County and 1 in Ventura County
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Update on low pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza outbreak in Minnesota commercial turkey flocks
December 7, 2018
Ongoing surveillance by the Minnesota Board of Animal Health has identified a total of 8 cases of H5N2 low pathogenic avian influenza, (4 in Stearns County and 4 in Kandiyohi County) since October 19. Flocks have been quarantined and will be tested and monitored until the Board determines the flock is virus-negative at which time the turkeys will be "controlled marketed." Three flocks have now tested negative and have been controlled marketed.
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Low path AI eliminated from 5 California commercial turkey flocks
November 27, 2018
Low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) has been eliminated in the five turkey flocks in California that tested positive in September and October, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) reported. All surveillance zones have been lifted.
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5th California turkey flock infected with low pathogenic Avian Influenza H7N3.
October 31, 2018
(from California Dept of Agriculture Oct 15, 2018) A commercial turkey flock in Stanislaus County exhibiting some increase in mortality and respiratory signs has tested positive for low pathogenic avian influenza H7N3. This is the 5th infected flock in the outbreak. The first three affected flocks were euthanized and disposed to eliminate virus and control disease. Plans for the fourth and fifth affected flocks are being evaluated to determine the most appropriate way to stop further spread
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Low pathogenic Avian Influenza H7N1 detected in Texas broiler breeder flock
March 12, 2018
A report released by the OIE this morning indicates that presumptive H7N1 low pathogenic avian influenza has been diagnosed in a commercial broiler breeder flock of 24091 birds in Hopkins County, Texas.
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