USDA confirms H5N2 in Wyoming wild bird

USDA confirms H5N2 in Wyoming wild bird

THE U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza (HPAI) in a wild Canada goose in Laramie County, Wyo.

APHIS said this is the first finding of the Eurasian-lineage avian influenza viruses in wild birds in the Central flyway. No human infections with the virus have been detected at this time.

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