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Virulent Newcastle Disease (vND) Confirmed in Northern California

March 13, 2019

One chicken, submitted to a veterinary office in Redwood City, by a backyard bird owner that lived in Alameda County, has been confirmed positive for vND and has been euthanized. At this moment, the California Department of Food and Agriculture and the United States Department of Agriculture are not aware of any other cases in Northern California, but are very actively investigating.