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Old 03-16-2017, 11:23 PM
 
Location: Tennessee
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"A third commercial poultry breeding operation in Tennessee has tested positive for avian flu. State agricultural officials on Thursday said the latest chicken breeding facility to be infected is in Lincoln County, close to a farm that was diagnosed with bird flu less than two weeks ago. Officials say the chickens at both facilities have the same strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza."

News from The Associated Press

Not good at all. They claim it doesn't impact the food chain.

"Avian influenza refers to the disease caused by infection with avian (bird) influenza (flu) Type A viruses. These viruses occur naturally among wild aquatic birds worldwide and can infect domestic poultry and other bird and animal species. Avian flu viruses do not normally infect humans. However, sporadic human infections with avian flu viruses have occurred."

There's more if you want to know about it:

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/avianflu/
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Old 03-20-2017, 11:20 AM
 
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this is definitely something to keep an eye on... post up any new stories or info if available. thank you
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