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Bulgaria and South Africa report outbreaks, and the USDA approves the first poultry DNA vaccine.
The latest outbreak affects a farm housing almost 400,000 poultry.
In other H7N9 developments, China's agriculture ministry this week announced plans to expand poultry vaccination to the whole country.
Many of the new cases are in the north, which has reported a late-season surge; elsewhere, Egypt has a new H5N1 case.
Also, Croatia reports its first high-path H5N5 outbreak in poultry.
H5N8 has now been confirmed in 40 countries, and South Korean scientists shared genetic findings from a recent H5N6 isolate.
China's premier urges officials in affected areas to shutter live-poultry markets.
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