News & Perspective

Mar 06, 2017

Mar 06, 2017
genetic sequences

Greek H5N6 virus appears distinct from Asian strain

In other developments, Nepal reported its second H5N1 outbreak of the year, France continues battling several strains, and H5N8 triggered more European outbreaks.

Feb 15, 2017

Feb 15, 2017
peacock closeup

Czech Republic reports first H5N5 outbreak, as H5N8 turns up in Cameroon

H5N5 struck wild birds wintering at a Czech Republic zoo, as H5N8 was detected in an outbreak at a peacock farm in Cameroon, the third African country to report the virus.

Feb 08, 2017

Feb 08, 2017
Mute swans

Widespread avian flu continues; China details H5N8 clues

Poland reports high-path H5N5, and Nigeria confirms another H5N8 outbreak in poultry.

Jan 18, 2017

Jan 18, 2017
Caged chickens

H5N8 turns up in Greek poultry, Chinese zoo swans

In addition to widespread H5N8, H5N1 is confirmed in Nigeria and H5N6 in Japan.