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  • Kane County Animal Control says remain vigilant against canine flu

    While it seems the worse of a canine flu outbreak appears to be over, the Kane County Animal Control Department is advising pet owners to remain vigilant about not going to dog parks and avoiding large gatherings with other dogs.
  • Midwest bird flu outbreak: Questions and answers

    Midwest bird flu outbreak: Questions and answers
    Scientists believe 70-degree temperatures will kill the deadly bird flu virus — and the change in weather can't come fast enough for producers in some Midwestern states struggling to contain a virulent strain that has doomed nearly 6.7 million...

    So far, dog flu epidemic is confined to the Chicago area

    There are reasonable concerns that the canine influenza (dog flu) epidemic in the Chicago area could be a springboard, triggering outbreaks across America. "Dogs travel, and dogs have zero immunity to the virus," notes Chicago veterinarian Dr. Derrick...

    As bird flu spreads, USDA working on vaccine

    As bird flu spreads, USDA working on vaccine
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture is working on a vaccine to counter a deadly strain of bird flu, as losses to poultry producers mount. A pure "seed strain" would target the H5N2 virus — which has already cost Midwest turkey and chicken producers...

    CDC eyeing bird flu vaccine for humans, though risk is low

    Federal officials said Wednesday they're taking steps to create a human vaccine for the bird flu virus that's slammed the Midwest poultry industry, though they still consider the danger to be low and the food supply not at risk. Dr. Alicia Fry, an...