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Avian flu found in 4 more Utah counties

Wild birds flying over water
Jennifer Pemberton
Avian flu is most commonly found in wild birds

With cases of avian flu rising nationwide, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources announced that avian flu has been detected in four more Utah counties. The addition of Duchesne, Morgan, Summit, and Uintah counties, on top of the existing nine counties reporting cases, brings the total number to thirteen - nearly half the state. In total, 102 birds and two foxes have tested positive for avian flu.

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