Bird flu on the move in the U.S.

Highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza has surfaced on a turkey farm in northwestern Arkansas, marking the fourth outbreak and the third state in the central United States affected by the virus in the past week. The flock of 40,020 turkeys is located within the Mississippi flyway where this strain of avian influenza has previously been identified in one turkey flock in Minnesota and two turkey flocks in Missouri.


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Canine Influenza Puts Manhattan Dog Owners On Alert

Manhattan dog owners are being warned of an outbreak of a potentially dangerous virus, canine influenza. Part of the danger with canine influenza is that the virus is airborne. At the mildest, symptoms often resemble the common kennel cough condition.

Read more at CBS New York.