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18 November 2022 / Juneau Empire / Ben Hohenstatt

Glacier Bay bear cub diagnosed with bird flu in rare case

Glacier Bay, Alaska, United States

A black bear cub in Southeast Alaska was sick last month with bird flu, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The cub found in Bartlett Cove, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, is only the second instance of highly pathogenic avian influenza being diagnosed in a bear amid an ongoing outbreak. Health officials say risk to mammals, including people, remains low.

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