Alaska: Possible entry point for H5N1 bird flu
WorldPoultry, Tuesday 16 July 2013

A study, conducted by US Geological Survey [USGS] scientists, found low-pathogenic avian influenza viruses with Eurasian genes among birds in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta of western Alaska. This finding supports the theory that the area is a potential entry point for foreign animal diseases such as the more highly pathogenic H5N1 strain.

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