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Ferrets: Three more pet ferrets diagnosed with pandemic influenza H1N1

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Hey folks:
I just got a report that more pet ferrets have been diagnosed with the H1N1 flu virus in Oregon. You can read the whole thing below. If you follow the links to other Web sites below at the end of the story, you’ll also find out the latest information on H1N1 and our other pets and animals (dogs, cats, birds, etc.) Pay particular attention to the link to the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association. It really goes into other animals besides ferrets. By the way, in case you didn’t know, it is illegal to possess ferrets in California. There are, however, supposedly thousands of pet ferrets in California. I sure hope their humans are reading this.  /Gary

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Three more ferrets in Oregon have tested positive for the 2009 pandemic influenza H1N1 virus, state officials confirmed this afternoon, bringing the total number of cases affecting ferrets in the state to four.
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Posted on Thursday, November 12th, 2009
Under: Ferrets, H1N1 Flu virus | 1 Comment »