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In research news, French scientists detect signs of airborne H5N8 on farms.
Dutch officials report H5N6 outbreaks in wild birds, and Italy confirms an H5N8 poultry outbreak.
The strain has 2 mutations that might alter its susceptibility to the neuraminidase inhibitor class of antiviral drugs.
Also, Cambodia reports an H5N1 outbreak in poultry, its first in nearly a year.
Italy, China, and the Netherlands also report outbreaks caused by various strains.
H5N8 avian flu continues in Europe, while H5N6, H5N1 strike again in Asia.
Also, Croatia reports its first high-path H5N5 outbreak in poultry.
Poland reports high-path H5N5, and Nigeria confirms another H5N8 outbreak in poultry.
New reports to the OIE involve avian flu outbreaks in 8 countries.
China, Hungary, Poland, the Netherlands, Bulgaria, Finland and South Korea also reported new outbreaks.
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