Georgia confirms presumptive low-path avian flu in commercial flock

Flock of chickens at commercial breeding operation in Georgia tested positive for H7, presumptive low-pathogenic avian influenza, marking the state's first confirmation of the virus.

A flock of chickens at a commercial poultry breeding operation located in Chattooga County, Ga., has tested positive for H7, presumptive low-pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI), according to the Georgia Department of Agriculture.

This is the first confirmation of avian influenza in domesticated poultry in Georgia.

Avian influenza does not pose a risk to the food supply, and no affected animals entered the food chain. The risk of human infection with avian influenza during poultr

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