Bird flu surveillance continues in N.D.
Published 08/24/2009, The Jamestown Sun
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department plans to continue testing wild birds for highly pathogenic strains of avian influenza, better known as bird flu. Waterfowl biologist Mike Szymanski said 200 samples from live birds will be taken in conjunction with duck-banding efforts in August and September, and 400 samples from hunter-harvested ducks will be collected in September and October.Word count: 109
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