October 9, 2018

Virulent Newcastle Disease confirmed at live bird market

United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed three additional cases of virulent Newcastle disease in Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties, California, last week.

Live bird market

One of the three cases was at a live bird market. Birds from the affected live bird market have been depopulated and the market has been cleaned and disinfected to prevent additional spread of the disease. As a precautionary measure, all 34 markets in the Los Angeles area have also been cleaned and disinfected. Read more

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