Bethany Hahn

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Bird Flu Crisis Slows In Minnesota, Focus Now On Recovery

Minnesota notched six straight days without a new case of bird flu on Thursday, and though state officials aren’t ready to say the outbreak is over, they’re beginning to stand down.

05/21/2015

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Cow In Northwestern Minn. Dies Of Anthrax

Minnesota has recorded its first case of anthrax in a cow since 2008. The Board of Animal Health said Friday that tests confirm a 4-year-cow found dead Monday on a farm in Pennington County of northwestern Minnesota died of anthrax. The beef herd had not been vaccinated against the disease. Board spokeswoman Bethany Hahn says a veterinarian will lift the quarantine on the herd 30 days after the cow’s death if there are no further cases.

06/07/2013