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Botulism Killing Birds on St. Lawrence, Lake Ontario

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State environment officials are investigating the deaths of sea birds in the Thousand Islands area of the St. Lawrence River and along the shore of Lake Ontario. The DEC says bird carcasses tested earlier this month showed contamination with type E botulism. As Brian Mann reports, the disease can harm humans who eat birds of fish poisoned with the toxin.

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