Via WOWT.com: Gov. Branstad Extends Bird Flu Disaster Proclamation. Excerpt:
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad announced Friday that he is extending the state of disaster emergency in response to the avian flu outbreak until July 1st. The governor’s original disaster declaration was set to expire this Sunday.
As of Thursday, Iowa had 68 cases of the disease in the state. The disease is affecting birds in 18 counties. The counties affected at this time are: Buena Vista, Sac, Osceola, Sioux, O’Brien, Kossuth, Clay, Pocahontas, Cherokee, Madison, Wright, Palo Alto, Lyon, Plymouth, Calhoun, Adair, Webster and Hamilton.