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Almost 10 million Iowa chickens are newly affected, and Minnesota has at least four more turkey outbreaks.
More outbreaks on both turkey and chicken farms join the rampage of cases of the highly pathogenic H5 infection.
A chicken farm and backyard flock in Minnesota are newly affected, as well as more turkeys in Wisconsin and Iowa.
Officials mull the effects of weather, migration routes, and possible airborne spread.
The farm in Iowa houses 5.3 million chickens, 2 more Minnesota turkey farms are affected, and Ontario has a new outbreak.
H5N2 has now affected over 1.7 million Minnesota birds, 2.4 million in central US.
Wisconsin now has had 3 outbreaks, and the USDA reports 43 total outbreaks.
The Minnesota outbreaks affect 542,500 turkeys, and the virus also turned up across the border in Iowa.
With Wisconsin now affected, experts ponder what's causing the historic outbreak on numerous Midwestern farms.
H5N2 has now struck 13 Minnesota farms, affecting almost 900,000 turkeys.
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