University of Minnesota. Driven to Discover.
Iraq is battling another H5N8 detection, and in South Korea, H5N6 was found on another commercial farm.
The outbreaks involved different strains, including H5N6, H5N1, and H5N8.
H5N8 has now been confirmed in 40 countries, and South Korean scientists shared genetic findings from a recent H5N6 isolate.
Meanwhile, many countries across Europe and Asia continue to battle outbreaks of several strains.
Also, a study from China says H5N6 has replaced H5N1 as the dominant strain in southern poultry.
The new MERS case involves a health worker, the country's 36th such case.
Also, US officials say H5N2 viruses in Missouri, Arkansas, and Minnesota match one from a wild bird in Washington state.
The 2 nations have destroyed more than 2.7 million poultry to combat H5N8 and H5N2.
Get CIDRAP news and other free newsletters.
Sign up now»
Unrestricted financial support provided by
Grant support for ASP provided by
CIDRAP - Center for Infectious Disease Research and PolicyOffice of the Vice President for Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
© 2019 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved.The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.