a further case of fowl flu confirmed, this time at Logan zoo - KSL.com

This undated handout graphic supplied via Science and the school of Tokyo indicates infectious particles of the avian H7N9 virus rising from a cell. a further case of bird flu has been established Thursday at a Logan zoo, officers stated. (institution of Tokyo, Science)

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LOGAN — yet another case of fowl flu has been established Thursday, this time at a Logan zoo, officers mentioned.

The homeowners of Zootah, 419 W. seven-hundred South, informed the Utah branch of Agriculture and food of the infection, and are working with state officers on a response plan and quarantine, in line with a information unencumber from the branch.

the ability closed "as quickly because the case turned into verified," officers referred to.

The birds on the zoo are regarded captive flora and fauna and not poultry, the unencumber stated, including some endangered species. officers are working with the zoo homeowners on a really expert plan "to steer clear of depopulation" of the birds.

The department of Agriculture entreated hen owners to stay vigilant in checking their birds for symptoms and follow biosecurity practices. symptoms of the infections in birds encompass high loss of life charges amongst flocks, nasal discharge, decreased urge for food or thirst, and shortage of coordination.

other cases had been demonstrated in Utah and Cache Counties.

these whose birds can be experiencing these signs may still contact the state veterinarian's office immediately at statevet@utah.gov.

officers stated the recent fowl flu infections do not pose an instantaneous public health challenge in accordance with the centers for ailment manage and Prevention.

"As a reminder, the relevant handling and cooking of all chicken and eggs to an inside temperature of 165 ˚F is suggested as a universal food protection precaution," the department spoke of.

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A lifelong Utahn, Ashley Imlay covers state politics and breaking news for KSL.com.

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