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Bird Flu could be here for years to come

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

The U.S. Department of Agriculture said the poultry industry may have to live with a deadly bird flu strain for several years.

A few weeks ago, Region 8 News reported on the Avian Flu and how it killed thousands of turkeys at a Northwest Arkansas farm.

Doctor John Clifford said that strain of bird flu could be devastating.

Even though cases should drop in the coming weeks,

Clifford said it could hit hard later this year.

He believes the government needs to prepare for that

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