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find out why declaring a state of emergency friday as bird flu sweeps through american poultry farms that highly infectious age five avian flu turned up an initial task that five more farms in iowa including a commercial lake operation housing up to five and a half million birds , entire fox have been euthanized in an effort to stop the virus from spreading the u. s. d. a. is working on a vaccine to counter the deadly strain but losses are taking a major toll on poultry farmers , so far more than fifteen million commercial birds have died or are expected to die no human infections have been reported in this outbreak and there's no evidence that people can contract it , it's consonant minnesota also declared states of emergency last week , neither nature may provide the best intervention , officials say the virus which thrives in cool weather will subside as temperatures increase