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Contact: Lee J. Siegel
lee.siegel@utah.edu
801-581-8993
University of Utah

Guineafowl

Caption: This is a helmeted guineafowl. A Turkish biologist at the University of Utah questions Turkey's use of the birds to control ticks that spread Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, contending the birds instead may help spread the disease.

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Related news release: Birds may spread, not halt, fever-bearing ticks


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