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Tests on the Oregon duck found H5 genetic material, but not enough to pin down the subtype or pathogenicity.
Scientists find that the timing and intensity of MERS virus shedding is similar to SARS.
Germany is the second European country to report a recent highly pathogenic H7N7 outbreak in poultry.
The new Ebola disease cluster in Liberia probably was not sparked by an imported case.
The first two phase 1 trials of VSV-EBOV vaccine show good immune responses.
Saudi Arabia confirms 7 new cases, while Germany reports an imported case and Qatar has its 2nd of the year.
The 2 nations have destroyed more than 2.7 million poultry to combat H5N8 and H5N2.
Officials are assessing farm and public health workers after widespread outbreaks.
H5N8 in Taiwan leads a long list of outbreaks in Asia, Europe, North America, and Africa.
Also, Washington state takes steps to curb H5N2 outbreaks in backyard flocks.
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