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January 2, 2015 at 7:24 PM

Bird flu found in backyard poultry flock in Southeast Washington

The Associated Press OLYMPIA— Washington state officials say avian influenza has been found in a backyard poultry flock in southeast Washington. The H5 avian influenza virus was previously found in wild birds in northwest Washington. Officials say there’s no immediate public-health concern. State Agriculture Department officials said Friday the virus has not been found in commercial poultry…

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