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    Bird flu found in Carson City flock, state, federal agencies say
    by: Gary Dymski
    Posted: Jul 8, 2022 / 04:09 PM PDT
    Updated: Jul 8, 2022 / 04:09 PM PDT

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A case of bird flu has been found in Carson City, state and federal agencies said Friday.

    The first case of the highly pathogenic Avian influenza (HPAI) has been discovered in a backyard flock of domestic birds, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Nevada Department of Agriculture.

    A Friday news release from the state agency said “the affected premises has been quarantined, and birds on the property will be depopulated to prevent the spread of the disease in accordance with USDA guidelines.”...