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Austrian officials said H5N8 had also been found in Croatia, which would raise the number of countries affected in Europe to five.
Recent outbreaks in Iraq and Lebanon pose a risk to other nations because of political instability and a host of other factors.
The UN declaration, however, did not set any targets for reduced use of antibiotics in humans and animals.
Given past patterns, the FAO warned countries that border the Caspian and Black Seas, as well as Western Europe, to be on high alert.
The use of antimicrobials in livestock tops 60,000 metric tons a year.
Cameroon's recent outbreak is its first since 2006 and signals southern movement of the virus, the FAO said.
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