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on June 23, 2017

Strict biosecurity helped limit avian flu outbreaks in US

A report from USDA APHIS said that human activity was not a significant risk for spreading the disease from farm-to-farm during the spring outbreak

Stricter biosecurity measures helped to limit the spread of avian influenza in the U.S., according to a new report.

On June 23, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA APHIS) released its epidemiology report on the avian influenza outbreaks in Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky and Georgia…

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