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Findings followed a north-to-south gradient in Europe.
New European avian flu detections include H5N6 in Sweden and Ireland, H5N8 in Italy, and low-path H5N3 in France.
In addition, Mexico reports two highly pathogenic H7N3 outbreaks in poultry.
A UK outbreak involves swans from a flock owned by Queen Elizabeth at Windsor.
Officials note new H5N1 outbreaks in India, Laos, Niger, and Vietnam.
The H5N8 virus continues to fuel outbreaks, including a first detection in Ireland.
The bacterium may have recently evolved to spread person to person, as it becomes more virulent.
The authors suggest that a focused monitoring program could help fill gaps.
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