The H5 avian flu outbreak in Indiana isn’t over just yet, says the Indiana DNR. Typical bird viruses usually die off in the summer time, says Dr. Michelle Benavidez, Wildlife Health Biologist with the Indiana DNR. But the H5 avian flu has proven itself to be quite persistent. The DNR is anticipating a resurgence because we are now entering wild waterfowl hunting season, and wild waterfowl are believed to be mostly responsible for bringing avian flu to commercial poultry farms and hobby flocks across Indiana.

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