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Initial Case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in the US: 2017 - Cooperative Extension Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory - University of Maine Cooperative Extension
March 5, 2017, Washington — The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H7 avian influenza (HPAI) of North American wild bird lineage in a commercial chicken breeder flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee. This is the first confirmed case of HPAI in …