Precautions Being Taken With Contagious Version of Bird Flu

COLUMBUS, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC and ONN) – Bird flu is active in Ohio and 23 other states, so precautions are being taken.

The Ohio Poultry Association is keeping an eye on it, with the highly-contagious version of the Avian Flu found in one backyard flock.

And the Department of Natural Resources estimates that 75 wild birds have already died in the outbreak in Cuyahoga County.

Zoos are keeping their birds inside.