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In addition, Sweden and Hungary report H5N8 avian flu outbreaks in poultry.
New reports to the OIE involve avian flu outbreaks in 8 countries.
Findings in dead coots make Egypt the 3rd Mideast country to report high-path H5N8.
In addition, the WHO reports 2 new H5N1 cases in Egypt.
Cameroon's recent outbreak is its first since 2006 and signals southern movement of the virus, the FAO said.
The H5N6 patient, who had visited a live-poultry market, has the world's 10th case.
RNA analyzed from camels in Nigeria is of a different lineage from Mideast strains.
Earlier this week, a leading expert voiced similar concerns, noting that the WHO hadn't made its voice heard.
The 7 latest patients in Egypt include a mother and son who got sick on the same day after poultry exposure.
The WHO said Egyptian authorities reported 30 cases in March alone.
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