Subject: High path bird flu not found in US wild birds [Print This Page] Author: wmartin Time: 2/03/2016 08:48 Subject: High path bird flu not found in US wild birds
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'"Despite the industry pointing its finger at the wild birds, it's just not there," said Michael Osterholm, who directs the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota. "It was not the source of widespread transmission to many operations throughout the Upper Midwest.”'
Also maybe of interest, if you haven’t seen:
[URL="https://www.researchgate.net/publication/286012981_Steiof_K_J_Mooij_P_Petermann_2015_Die_Wildvogelthese_zum_Auftreten_hoch_pathogener_Vogelgrippeviren_-_aktueller_Stand_und_kritische_Prufung_der_Position_des_Friedrich-Loeffler-Instituts_Stand_Juni_201"]Die „Wildvogelthese“ zum Au reten hoch pathogener Vogelgrippeviren – aktueller Stand und kritische Prüfung der Position des Friedrich-Loe er-Instituts
In German, but English summary includes:
"Wild birds are dead ends for HPAI viruses. If they die, the virus vanishes as well.”
- ie Dead Ducks Don’t Fly.
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