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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.
The man's infection is Spain's first that didn't involve travel to an endemic area.
Also, phase 2 trials just launched for two prime-boost Ebola vaccine regimens.
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