Sunday, August 20, 2006

Bird Flu Strain Detected in Michigan

The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that tests on two wild mute swans in Michigan indicate that the birds were infected with a "low pathogenic" strain of bird flu that poses no threat to humans. The swans were sampled on August 8th on the coast of Lake Erie in Michigan at the Mouillee state game area.

For more information and updated news reports related to avian flu, visit the following sites:
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