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  • Bird flu found in a top Minnesota turkey producing county

    An outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain spread to one of the top poultry producing counties of the nation's top turkey producing state of Minnesota, government officials confirmed on Saturday, raising fears that the that the highly contagious disease...
  • 2nd western Minnesota turkey farm hit by bird flu outbreak

    A second Minnesota turkey farm has been struck by a form of bird flu that's deadly to poultry and will lose 66,000 birds, state and federal officials said Friday. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said the virus hit a flock of 22,000 turkeys at a...
  • Delaware seeing record number of flu cases, deaths

    Delaware health officials say the state is seeing a record number of influenza cases and deaths this flu season. Officials announced Thursday that there have been 2,309 lab-confirmed flu cases so far this season. That surpasses the 2,247 cases...
  • Kansas wild bird populations weathering avian influenza

    Wild bird populations in Kansas appear to be unaffected by an outbreak of avian influenza, although one wild goose suspected of having the disease has been tested for it, the state's wildlife disease official said Wednesday. Those test results from a...
  • Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse player died from complications of pneumonia, flu

    Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse player died from complications of pneumonia, flu
    Jeremy Huber, a defenseman for the Johns Hopkins men’s lacrosse team who was found dead in his dorm on Jan. 26, died of pneumonia complicating influenza A, according to the chief medical examiner’s office. Jeremy Huber, a 6-foot-1, 205-pound...
  • 4 more die in North Carolina of the flu

    The flu is not finished yet as North Carolina health officials report four more people have died of the illness. That brings the death toll this season to nearly 200. Media outlets report that 197 people have now died of flu-related illnesses in the...
  • 3 new influenza deaths bring Oklahoma season total to 101

    A record-breaking flu season has brought Oklahoma's death toll to more than 100, the state Department of Health reported Thursday. Health officials said three new influenza deaths were recorded during the past week, bringing the total to 101. The...
  • Preocupa en EEUU nueva cepa de gripe aviar

    Expertos de salud animal y criadores de aves de corral buscan la manera de determinar qué tan peligrosa es la nueva cepa de gripe aviar que infectó parvadas de criadero en cuatro estados —a fin de evitar su propagación. La influenza aviar es...
  • New bird flu strain has poultry farmers scrambling

    Animal health experts and poultry growers are scrambling to determine how a dangerous new strain of bird flu infected poultry flocks in four states — and to stop it from spreading. Avian influenza is common in wild migratory waterfowl but doesn't...
  • Flu claims 4 more lives in North Carolina

    State health officials say four more people have died from complications of the flu in North Carolina. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports (http://bit.ly/18gsXzV) that the flu season appears to be declining. The Department of Health and Human...
  • Ohio health department reports drop in flu hospitalizations

    Ohio health officials say the number of flu-related hospitalizations fell below 100 last week as an unusually severe season comes to an end. The Ohio Department of Health reported 92 flu-related hospitalizations from March 1 to March 7, down from 135 a...