Avian influenza may be carried by the wind

12/18/2012 | WorldPoultry.net (Netherlands)

A study of a 2003 avian influenza outbreak in the Netherlands found wind may be responsible for 18% of viral spread. Previous studies showed a correlation between wind direction and the pattern of avian influenza's spread through farms. The new findings have implications for culling procedures and containment practices on farms.

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