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 2022-07-05 21:39 

WSOC-TV

[ Charlotte, NC ]

Officials: Large number of seal deaths linked to bird flu in Maine...

So far this summer, 60 seals have died in Maine....

 2022-06-22 20:40 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

CDC panel recommends US seniors get souped-up flu vaccines...

A federal advisory panel says Americans 65 and older should get newer, souped-up flu vaccines...

 2022-06-22 16:10 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Hundreds of dead birds washed up on island in Massachusetts...

People are at low risk for this type of avian flu....

 2022-06-16 22:25 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Bird flu outbreak waning but threat of virus lingers...

A bird flu outbreak in the U.S. that led to the deaths of more than 40 million chickens and turkeys and contributed to a spike in egg and meat prices appears to be waning, but experts caution the virus hasn't disappeared and worry another surge could ...

 2022-06-09 23:25 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Bird flu arrives in Southwest after millions of birds die...

Arizona officials have confirmed the first cases in the Southwest of a bird flu that has led to the deaths of 37 million birds on commercial farms in the central and eastern U.S. Arizona Game and Fish officials announced this week that the disease was pre...

 2022-06-07 20:41 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Lyme disease: What is it and how to avoid it...

The illness can cause flu-like symptoms, and if left untreated, can cause severe long-term medical problems....

 2022-05-17 04:30 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Conspiracy theorists flock to bird flu, spreading falsehoods...

An outbreak of avian flu is forcing farmers to cull their flocks and leading to concerns about even higher food prices...

 2022-05-11 18:20 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Cyberattack, COVID-19 blamed for closing historically Black college in Illinois...

The school, which survived the 1918 Spanish flu, the Great Depression and World War II, announced it would be closed permanently as of May 13....

 2022-05-06 22:30 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Avian flu confirmed in 2 backyard Pacific Northwest flocks...

The avian flu that is spreading quickly across the U.S. has been detected in the Pacific Northwest in two different backyard bird flocks in rural Oregon and Washington...

 2022-05-05 19:10 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Bird flu takes unheard-of toll on bald eagles, other birds...

Bird flu is killing an alarming number of bald eagles and other wild birds, with many sick birds arriving at rehabilitation centers unsteady on their talons and unable to fly...

 2022-05-01 22:40 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Bird flu: First human case in US confirmed in Colorado...

The Colorado inmate came in contact with the virus while working at a Montrose County commercial farm as part of a pre-release employment program....

 2022-04-29 20:40 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

First recent US case of human bird flu confirmed in Colorado...

The federal government says a Colorado state prison inmate is the first person to have tested positive for bird flu in the latest outbreak in the United States...

 2022-04-29 16:55 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

First case of human bird flu infection confirmed in Colorado...

The first case of a human testing positive for bird flu in the United States has been confirmed by the federal government in a Colorado state prison inmate on prerelease employment assignment helping to remove chickens from an infected farm...

 2022-04-25 13:55 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Kane Tanaka, world’s oldest person, dies at age 119...

Tanaka survived cancer twice, and lived through two world wars as well as the 1918 Spanish flu and COVID-19 pandemics....

 2022-04-21 15:00 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Bird flu drives free-range hens indoors to protect poultry...

Some farmers are wondering if it's OK that eggs sold as free-range come from chickens being kept inside...

 2022-04-14 19:35 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

2 bird flu cases confirmed in US zoos as virus spreads...

Two cases of bird flu have been confirmed in U.S. zoos, but officials said they won't order widespread euthanasia of zoo birds the way they have on farms...

 2022-04-11 19:58 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Consumer prices likely to jump again as NC farms battle bird flu...

Chicken and egg prices were already high due to inflation before the virus began to spread, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture said the outbreak could contribute to more price increases....

 2022-04-08 21:58 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Avian flu outbreak spreads concern for farmers in North Carolina...

The bird flu is spreading quickly across the country and causing major concerns for local poultry farmers and their livelihood....

 2022-04-07 18:15 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Bird flu's grisly question: how to kill millions of poultry...

When cases of bird flu are found on poultry farms officials act quickly to slaughter all the birds in that flock even when it numbers in the millions, but animal welfare groups say their methods are inhumane...

 2022-04-05 21:00 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Zoos hiding birds as avian flu spreads in North America...

Zoos across North America are moving their birds indoors and away from people and wildlife as they try to protect them from the highly contagious and potentially deadly avian influenza...

 2022-04-05 12:38 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Egg prices increase due to avian flu outbreak...

The average price for a dozen eggs is now $2.88, the highest it has been since the pandemic began in March 2020....

 2022-04-02 20:37 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Avian flu in North Carolina commercial turkey operation...

A commercial turkey operation in North Carolina has tested positive for avian flu following a test by a veterinary lab, the first time the virus has been found in the state's poultry industry, officials said Wednesday....

 2022-03-26 22:29 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Bird flu detected in two Minnesota flocks...

Since the start of 2022, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed avian flu flock outbreaks in the Carolinas, Delaware, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Virginia and Wisconsin....

 2022-03-20 13:36 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Bird flu: More than 5M chickens in Iowa to be killed...

The CDC says the current bird flu outbreak poses low risk to the public....

 2022-03-15 18:00 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Chicken, turkey farmers struggle to keep birds safe from flu...

Nearly 7 million chickens and turkeys in 13 states have been killed this year due to avian influenza, prompting officials and farmers to acknowledge that, despite their best efforts, preventing infections is incredibly difficult...

 2022-03-15 16:40 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Chicken, turkey farmers struggle to keep birds safe from flu...

Nearly 7 million chickens and turkeys in 13 states have been killed this year due to avian influenza, prompting officials and farmers to acknowledge that, despite their best efforts, preventing infections is incredibly difficult...

 2022-03-15 01:41 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Bird flu detected in Wisconsin commercial flock...

Other states confirming outbreaks in 2022 have included the Carolinas, Delaware, Michigan, New York, Maine, Kentucky, Virginia, Indiana, Kansas, Illinois and Wisconsin....

 2022-03-14 02:00 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Bird flu outbreaks detected in Kansas, Illinois flocks...

Kansas and Illinois have joined the growing list of U.S. states confirming outbreaks of a highly pathogenic avian influenza, the U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed Friday....

 2022-02-26 22:27 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Bird flu outbreaks detected in Delaware, Michigan flocks...

Since the start of 2022, multiple states - including the Carolinas, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, New York and Virginia - have detected avian flu outbreaks....

 2022-02-21 04:42 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Bird flu outbreaks expand to New York, Maine flocks...

Federal regulators are now monitoring infected flocks in five states since Feb. 13....

 2022-02-18 16:10 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

A mild US flu season is waning, but is it really over?...

This winter's mild flu season has faded to a trickle of cases in much of the U.S., but health officials say they are not ready to call it over...

 2022-02-15 16:40 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

US bird flu case puts chicken, turkey farms on high alert...

Farms that raise turkeys and chickens for meat and eggs are on high alert, fearing a repeat of a widespread bird flu outbreak in 2015 that killed 50 million birds across 15 states and cost the federal government nearly $1 billion...

 2022-02-15 02:57 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Bird flu outbreaks detected in Kentucky and Virginia, USDA confirms...

Birds in the affected flocks have been quarantined and will be killed....

 2022-02-13 02:15 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Bird flu outbreak on Indiana poultry farm results in nearly 30K turkeys being euthanized...

No other farms have been implicated in the outbreak, but the quarantine applies to nearby farms in order to control the spread of the virus....

 2022-01-26 00:18 

WSOC-TV

[ Charlotte, NC ]

North Carolina Zoo closes aviary after report of avian flu...

As of Tuesday, none of the zoo's birds are showing any of these signs, the zoo said....

 2022-01-25 16:02 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

USDA issues alert for bird flu strain not seen in 5 years...

The risk of transmission to humans is low, but the virus can spread quickly through birds....

 2022-01-10 11:30 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

Spanish PM calls for debate on treating COVID-19 as endemic...

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Snchez says it's time to consider whether to move away from the detailed tracking that the pandemic has required until now to a flu-like monitoring system...

 2022-01-07 05:30 

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[ Charlotte, NC ]

How do I know if I have a cold, the flu or COVID-19?...

Symptoms of common colds, the flu and COVID-19 can overlap, so experts say testing is the best way to determine what you have...

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