Bird Disease Appears Contained In Juarez
POSTED: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 11:08am
UPDATED: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 7:34pm
EL PASO - A highly contagious bird disease has yet to spread to El Paso.
About a month ago we told you about an outbreak of Newcastle Disease in Juarez. Newcastle is a deadly bird virus that could be devastating to U.S. poultry.
As of today there have been no confirmed cases in El Paso County, despite the virus being highly contagious .
We're told the virus can't be transferred to people.