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Bird flu detected in cows

The ongoing bird flu epidemic has now led to an outbreak in dairy cows, as well as a second human case.

According to reports from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the disease has been confirmed in domestic livestock across the nation, including in South Dakota, Colorado and Idaho.

A Federal Order was issued on Monday to prevent the spread of the disease by requiring that cattle be tested before any interstate movement, and to mandate that positive tests must be reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

Bird flu in cattle has also led to...

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