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Date of this Version

January 2006


Special points of interest:
• Special Issue on Avian Influenza
• Understanding bird migration and how it could relate to the spread of AI
• A brief history of AI in the United States
• An update on wildlife disease in Indiana and surrounding states
• The purpose of Indiana Wildlife Disease News

Inside this issue:
Migratory Bird Flyways 2
History of AI in the United States 2
Winter mortality in birds 3
Mycoplasmal conjunctivitis 3
AI and Migratory Birds 4
Midwest Wildlife Disease Update 5
ASERT (Animal Surveillance and Emergency Response Teams) 5