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Avian influenza confirmed in central Iowa

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HAMILTON COUNTY (KWWL) -

Avian influenza is inching towards eastern Iowa.

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is responding to a probable case of highly pathogenic avian influenza at a Hamilton County turkey farm.

Iowa now has 68 cases of the disease in the state.

The farm has been quarantined, and the birds will be killed once the virus is confirmed.

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