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Use caution near sick, dead birds

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People are encouraged to use caution until further notice as avian influenza continues to affect waterfowl and other bird species statewide. Affected birds have been reported across the state in recent weeks. Nebraska Game and Parks staff have collected waterfowl, including geese and swans, which have been tested for cause of death. Avian influenza was confirmed in several cases. Though the risk of infection to people is low, the public should avoid contact with sick or dead birds and report …

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