Low pathogenic avian flu detected in Wisconsin
State health officials confirmed an outbreak of H5N2 avian influenza in Barron County, Wisconsin. It is not related to the Tennessee outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza.
Low pathogenic avian influenza is present in Wisconsin, according to state health officials.
On March 6, representatives of Wisconsin’s Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection said a low pathogenic strain of the disease – H5N2 – was detected in a commercial turkey flock in Barron County, Wisconsin.