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U.S. developing bird flu vaccine, no distribution plans yet
Monday March 23rd 2015, 10:49 PM

By Tom Polansek CHICAGO (Reuters) – The U.S. government is developing a vaccine to protect poultry from new strains of avian flu that have recently killed birds from Arkansas to Washington state. Within two months, scientists at a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) research lab in Georgia will test the vaccine on chickens to see how well it prevents them from getting sick and dying of the …

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