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Bird Flu Spreads to Kentucky and Virginia After Discovery Last Week

  • Detections come less than a week after an outbreak in Indiana
  • No human cases of the virus have been detected in the U.S.
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A strain of influenza deadly to chickens and other fowl has spread to poultry flocks in Kentucky and Virginia, less than a week after an outbreak in Indiana prompted some countries to limit shipments from the state. 

Mexico is among countries that have banned or limited poultry imports from Indiana after the virus was detected there, and the wider spread raises the possibility of additional curbs.