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Mississippi sends animal health specialist to Iowa to assist with Avian Flu outbreak

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has reported an outbreak of Avian Flu that has devastated the poultry industry.

Nearly 47 million commercial and backyard birds in Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin have been affected by the virus.

The Mississippi Board of Animal Health is sending a specialist to Iowa this week in response to the massive outbreak.

There are no reported cases in Mississippi.

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