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on May 31, 2022

APHIS receives $400 million to contain avian flu outbreak

As of May 2022, HPAI has been detected in 35 U.S. states affecting more than 37.9 million birds

To continue supporting highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) relief efforts, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has approved the transfer of $400 million from the Commodity Credit Corporation to the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).

This is the third transfer of emergency funding to APHIS this year. The first…

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