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Exotic Newcastle Disease

Exotic Newcastle Disease is a highly contagious virus that attacks birds, especially domestic poultry like chickens and turkeys. Five southern California counties are under quarantine as officials struggle to contain an outbreak. The disease threatens California's three-billion-dollar poultry industry. Alex Cohen of member station KQED reports.

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