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Freak Bird Flu Outbreak Prompts NYC to Quarantine All 500 Shelter Cats

It’s difficult to explain exactly how it happened, but 386 New York City shelter cats have contracted a rare avian flu that had never before been seen in cats, and had not been seen in any animals at all in over 10 years.

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US Bird Flu Outbreak in Poultry: Workers at Higher Risk, CDC Warn

The chance that a person will get bird flu in the United States remains very low, but people who come into close contact with infected birds may be at higher risk of infection, officials warned today, in light of the recent U.S. outbreaks of bird flu in poultry.

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