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Virulent Newcastle Disease Resources

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Iowa State University. Center for Food Security and Public Health.
Montana Department of Livestock. Animal Health Division.
Georgia Department of Agriculture.
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
The Defend the Flock program provides information and resources from USDA and other experts for keeping poultry healthy. It includes practical tips from growers like you, veterinarians, state agencies, scientists, and industry professionals for practicing biosecurity every day. Biosecurity is a team effort. We have to work together to defend our nation’s flocks.
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
Texas Animal Health Commission.
See also: Poultry Health for more diseases
South Dakota Animal Industry Board.
See also: Avian Health for more information
IUCN. Species Survival Commission. Invasive Species Specialist Group.
Western Australia Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development. Agriculture and Food Division.
Victoria Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (Australia). Agriculture.

World Organization for Animal Health.

See also: Technical Disease Cards for more diseases
Mississippi State University. Extension.
See also: Publications Filed Under Poultry for more fact sheets
Alberta Sustainable Resource Development (Canada). Fish and Wildlife.
See also: Wildlife Diseases in Alberta for more fact sheets

USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is announcing that effective today, we are transitioning our virulent Newcastle disease (vND) efforts in southern California from a response focus to implementing a prevention plan aimed at keeping vND from recurring in the region. Even with extensive testing taking place, APHIS has not confirmed any new vND cases since February 1, 2020. As a result, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is removing its vND quarantine.

USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the presence of virulent Newcastle disease in a commercial chicken flock in Riverside County, California. This finding is part of an outbreak in southern California that began in May 2018 in backyard exhibition birds. This is the first case in commercial poultry since 2003.

Virulent Newcastle disease is not a food safety concern.  No human cases of Newcastle disease have ever occurred from eating poultry products.