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Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Found at Lancaster County Chicken Farms

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A bird flu spreading across the U.S. has Lancaster County farms in quarantine after it infected commercially raised chickens. WITF’s Brett Sholtis reports, it threatens poultry supplies at a time when prices are already high.

Read the full story at: https://www.witf.org/2022/04/22/avian-flu-spreads-to-more-lancaster-county-poultry-farms/

(Original air-date: 4/23/22)

Brett Sholtis is a health reporter for WITF/Transforming Health. Sholtis is the 2021-2022 Reveal Benjamin von Sternenfels Rosenthal Grantee for Mental Health Investigative Journalism with the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism. His award-winning work on problem areas in mental health policy and policing helped to get a woman moved from a county jail to a psychiatric facility. Sholtis is a University of Pittsburgh graduate and a Pennsylvania Army National Guard Kosovo campaign veteran.