No Evidence of Canine Influenza in Michigan

The MSU Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health has evidence that at least two diagnostic laboratories have confirmed influenza virus in Chicago dogs. Individual dogs or small groups of dogs may have been infected occasionally, but we have no evidence that we have had a sustained infection here in Michigan. While canine influenza typically does not affect humans, the H3N2 strain that has been identified in this outbreak can cause illness in cats. For the rest of the story click here.


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