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Avian flu outbreak taking heavy toll on BC farmers

CA, 24 Nov 2022
Farmers in British Columbia's Fraser Valley are facing unprecedented pressure from a nationwide avian flu outbreak, with multiple commercial poultry farms dealing with cases of the highly infectious virus.

Provincial Agriculture Minister Lana Popham raised concern about the infectious disease, saying farmers are under “intense disease pressure”.

Global's Neetu Garcha examines how the current bird flu is different from previous strains and the precautions some farmers are taking to stop the spread.

For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/9298297/b-c-bird-flu-outbreak-concerning-minister-says-10-farms-now-infected/

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