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Bird flu confirmed at another Alabama farm
CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) -- Agriculture officials say bird flu has been confirmed at another commercial chicken farm in Alabama....

Expert: Bird flu outbreak nation's worst since 2015
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- A bird flu outbreak that has led officials to euthanize more than 200,000 animals in three Southern states already is the nation's worst since 2015 and new cases are still popping up, an expert said Wednesday....

Bird flu confirmed in 2 poultry flocks in north Alabama
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama officials have confirmed bird flu in two poultry flocks, just a week after three commercial breeders had to kill their chickens across the state line in Tennessee....

3rd case of bird flu detected in Tennessee
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A third commercial poultry breeding operation in Tennessee has tested positive for avian flu....

Ag says commercial farms unaffected by Alabama poultry order
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama agriculture officials say a ban on selling and moving poultry doesn't affect commercial chicken farmers....

Malaysia raises alert as bird flu virus hits more birds
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysian authorities raised an alert for a northeastern state after the virulent H5N1 bird flu virus was found to have spread to poultry in more villages....

Alabama ag officials look into 3 possible cases of bird flu
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries is investigating three possible cases of avian influenza in the northern part of the state....

Vienna zoo puts down its pelicans because of bird flu
VIENNA (AP) -- Vienna's Schoenbrunn Zoo has euthanized its flock of 20 Dalmatian pelicans after examinations showed them infected with bird flu....

Bird flu cases revive fear of repeat of major 2015 outbreak
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The detection of a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu at a Tennessee chicken farm has poultry farmers stepping up security in an attempt to prevent an outbreak like the one in 2015 that required the destruction of millions of chickens and turkeys in the Midwest. The appearance of milder forms of bird flu at a Wisconsin turkey farm and another Tennessee chicken farm has heightened concern....

Tennessee officials: 2nd confirmation of avian flu
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee officials have confirmed that a second commercial breeding poultry operation in Tennessee has tested positive for the avian flu....