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The virus claimed 700 chickens, and more than 70,000 were culled to contain the outbreak.
Also, an analysis of H5N2 from a wild Alaskan duck adds more evidence that North American wild birds still harbor the virus.
Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey reported outbreaks, which a USDA spokesperson said are not uncommon at live markets.
Tests on the Oregon duck found H5 genetic material, but not enough to pin down the subtype or pathogenicity.
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