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New European avian flu detections include H5N6 in Sweden and Ireland, H5N8 in Italy, and low-path H5N3 in France.
The ECDC reports 14,451 cases in 2017, up from 4,643 in 2016. Also, vaccination in Ghana is tied to higher childhood survival rates.
Vietnam reports its first H5N6 and H5N1 outbreaks of 2017 as 5 European nations battle more H5N8 outbreaks in both domestic and wild birds.
France reports three low-path strains that struck poultry last year, Greece detects H5N5 for the first time, and Germany detects high-path H5N2.
Meanwhile, many countries across Europe and Asia continue to battle outbreaks of several strains.
Also, officials in France, Sweden, Finland, and Germany report more H5N8.
Thirty-three new outbreaks in Hungary involve a total of more than 300,000 poultry.
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