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APR 17, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Thousands of U.S. Midwest dogs infected with Asian flu variety

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - A new strain of dog flu from Asia that started infecting pets in Chicago this January has spread to thousands of dogs in Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio and Indiana and killed six, animal health officials said. The canine influenza virus (CIV) currently affecting dogs in the Midwest is a strain known as H3N2, according to ...

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APR 15, 2015 - Washington Times

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Hundreds of dogs sickened by a flu strain in Midwest

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Animal health experts say a canine influenza virus has sickened hundreds of dogs in several Midwestern states, including one in Wisconsin. The University of Madison's School of Veterinary Medicine says the virus has affected at least 1,000 dogs in Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio and Indiana. Recent tests ...

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APR 13, 2015 - Washington Times

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Partial Minnesota bird flu losses hit $15.7 million

BUFFALO, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association estimates the state's turkey producers have lost $15.7 million worth of birds to avian influenza flu outbreaks in recent weeks. Spokeswoman Lara Durben says that figure includes only the estimated value of the over 900,000 turkeys that have either died from ...

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APR 13, 2015 - Washington Times

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26 deaths from flu in Wyoming so far this season

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Department of Health reports 26 deaths have been linked to influenza across the state since October. That is well above the average of 6.5 flu related deaths a year since the 2000-2001 flu season. "Clearly, this has been a very active and unusually deadly ...

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APR 13, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Why Army Chaplains Need Training To Help Suicidal Soldiers

Chaplains who are part of the Army’s first line of defense against suicide say they need more training in how to prevent soldiers from killing themselves, according to a Rand Corp. survey published online Tuesday (April 7). Nearly all the chaplains and chaplain assistants surveyed said they have dealt with suicidal soldiers, and most said they encourage troubled soldiers to ...

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