Published On: Fri, Jun 5th, 2015

Another area county is hit with bird flu

CENTER — Cedar County is surrounded by bird flu.

Knox County Emergency Manager Laura Hintz indicated last week that county could be facing a possible epidemic. Earlier in May, two Dixon County farms near Wakefield were also discovered to have bird flu.

Knox County Board Chairman Virgil Miller said the board members had been informed of a possible epidemic of the avian influenza.

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