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Amount of workers to fight vND in US doubles

Emergency funding from USDA provides additional resources, but more may be needed
The number of people working to help eradicate virulent Newcastle disease in California has doubled recently, largely because of $45 million in emergency funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
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Avian flu returns to China, Mexico

Highly pathogenic H5N1 avian flu has returned to Liaoning province in China after an absence of 7 years
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has returned to the poultry sectors of China and Mexico, and new outbreaks of the disease have occurred in Bulgaria, India, Nepal, and Taiwan.
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Virulent Newcastle disease spreads into Arizona

With new detection, vND has been confirmed in three states
The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the presence of virulent Newcastle disease (nVD) in a small flock of pet chickens in Coconino County, Arizona.
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