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Officials note new H5N1 outbreaks in India, Laos, Niger, and Vietnam.
Also, an analysis of H5N2 from a wild Alaskan duck adds more evidence that North American wild birds still harbor the virus.
The H5N8 virus continues to fuel outbreaks, including a first detection in Ireland.
China, Hungary, Poland, the Netherlands, Bulgaria, Finland and South Korea also reported new outbreaks.
Meanwhile, many countries across Europe and Asia continue to battle outbreaks of several strains.
H5N8 developments are quickly evolving, with the virus spreading to more countries—some battling other strains—with new incursions into poultry flocks.
The H5N8 avian flu virus sweeping across Europe has now been detected for the first time in Britain.
In 3 days Hungary has reported 96 H5N8 outbreaks in poultry.
As H5N6 spreads in parts of Asia, the H5N8 strain hits more farms in Hungary, Poland, and France.
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