Almost 50 million dead birds due to H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in just several months in the US!

05FLUJP1-articleLargeOne new case of H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza(HPAI) has been confirmed in the US, ending an eight-day hiatus of new detections. The newly confirmed outbreak brings the total number of detections in the US to 223, affecting 48,091,293 birds. Iowa has now reached 75 detections in total, with 31,723,300 birds affected. Iowa’s Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has also announced that depopulation has been completed of birds impacted by avian influenza at previously announced sites in the state. Read Article