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  1. Movie theater shooter's mental problems didn't stop gun buyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | KFBB

    Authorities have identified Houser as the gunman who opened fire in a movie theater on Thursday, July 23, 2... . Mason Matthews, 10, leaves a card at a makeshift memorial for shooting victim Jillian Johnson at Red Arrow Workshop in River Ranch in Lafayette, La., Friday, July 24, 2015.


  2. CDC eyeing bird flu vaccine for humans, though risk is lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | KFBB

    Federal officials said Wednesday they're taking steps to create a human vaccine for the bird flu virus that's slammed the Midwest poultry industry, though they still consider the danger to be low and the food supply not at risk. Dr. Alicia Fry, an influenza expert with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said officials are hopeful there won't be any human cases of the H5N2 strain - which has cost chicken and turkey producers nearly 6.8 million birds since early March - but the country must be prepared.


  3. With bird flu spreading, USDA starts on potential vaccineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | KFBB

    As losses to poultry producers continue to climb from a deadly strain of bird flu, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is working on a potential vaccine in response to the current outbreak. A pure "seed strain" would target the H5N2 virus - which has already cost Midwest turkey and chicken producers more than 6.7 million birds since early March - as well as some other highly pathogenic viruses in the H5 family that have been detected in other parts of North America.


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