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The worrisome MCR-1 resistance gene has spread to distant regions, even Africa, rather quickly.
In addition to new HPAI poultry infections in 3 French states, more outbreaks seen in Vietnam and Nigeria.
Also, a study finds low-path avian flu common among ducks on foie gras farms in Bulgaria.
The OIE, meanwhile, details 3 of France's previous outbreaks, as well as H5N6 avian flu in Vietnam.
Tests on the Oregon duck found H5 genetic material, but not enough to pin down the subtype or pathogenicity.
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