NYC's Bird Flu Outbreak Drives Hundreds Of Cats Into Quarantine
Wochit Headline News - Friday, 13 January 2017
Hundreds of domestic cats have been quarantined in New York City after contracting a strain of highly contagious avian flu at shelters operated by a major animal rescue organization. According to Reuterrs, officials say the virus has also infected at least one veterinarian. More than 450 cats will remain at a temporary shelter for up to 90 days until a University of Wisconsin lab confirms they are no longer contagious.