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on April 10, 2020

OIE: 34,160 turkeys lost in South Carolina avian flu case

Nearly 1,600 birds died from the virus while the others in the flock were depopulated

The first case of highly pathogenic avian influenza to occur in the United States since 2017 affected a flock of 34,160 commercial turkeys in Chesterfield County, South Carolina, according to a World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) report.

The case, reported earlier by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)…

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