Hunters and bird handlers warned after bird flu detected

Hunters and bird handlers warned after bird flu detected

A wild duck harvested by a hunter in Colleton County is the first wild bird since 2016 to be found infected in the United States with highly pathogenic avian influenza, or HPAI, the U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed Friday. Officials said in a statement that the Eurasian bird disease type H5 was found in an … Read more

Hunters and bird handlers warned after bird flu detected

Hunters and bird handlers warned after bird flu detected

A wild duck harvested by a hunter in Colleton County is the first wild bird since 2016 to be found infected in the United States with highly pathogenic avian influenza, or HPAI, the U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed Friday. Officials said in a statement that the Eurasian bird disease type H5 was found in an … Read more