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Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey reported outbreaks, which a USDA spokesperson said are not uncommon at live markets.
An avian flu strain that hasn't been seen in the US before has struck a farm in Indiana.
Tests on the Oregon duck found H5 genetic material, but not enough to pin down the subtype or pathogenicity.
In a related development, feds recently issued a second call for avian flu vaccine proposals.
The USDA issued a preparedness and response report and poultry culling guidance as turkey growers followed suit.
The CDC proposes adding certain H5N1 viruses to HHS's select agent list; experts have varied reactions.
Participants voiced concern over USDA response delays and on a likely H5N2 return this fall.
Iowa has gone 2 weeks without an outbreak and Minnesota almost 4, as researchers find viable H5N2 in farm air samples.
Initial studies of how the H5N2 virus invades poultry farms point to no one clear factor, the USDA says.
Four Arizona properties are quarantined because they received poultry and eggs from an affected Iowa facility.
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