Bird flu hits US cows, hens and human as ducks migrate

Updated April 4 2024 - 6:55am, first published 6:50am
US authorities say dairy cows in several parts of the country have fallen ill with bird flu. (EPA PHOTO)
US authorities say dairy cows in several parts of the country have fallen ill with bird flu. (EPA PHOTO)

Migratory waterfowl are to blame for widening avian-flu outbreaks in Texas cows and poultry, and wild birds carrying the virus should be heading north soon, state Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller says.

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