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Also, a study finds West Africa outbreaks caused by a different H5N1 clade than previously found there.
Of 29 recent H7N9 cases, 6 were part of 3 small clusters, but with no sign of sustained spread.
The H5N6 patient, who had visited a live-poultry market, has the world's 10th case.
Four of the 8 H5N6 cases ever reported have been in the past 2 weeks, and H7N9 has topped 700 cases.
An avian-like H1N1 virus that showed pandemic potential turned up often in Chinese swine.
Also, a study finds low-path avian flu common among ducks on foie gras farms in Bulgaria.
The 7 latest patients in Egypt include a mother and son who got sick on the same day after poultry exposure.
H5N2 strikes a 5th Minnesota turkey farm and backyard poultry in Montana, and China detects H5N6.
The WHO shared China's latest big-picture view of recent H7N9 cases, while researchers found clues for a possible virus vector.
Hundreds of thousands of poultry affected in more than 100 outbreaks involving various subtypes.
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