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Also, Croatia reports its first high-path H5N5 outbreak in poultry.
Officials said the shifts haven't changed the epidemiologic or clinical patterns in people.
Also, Taiwan notes new H5N6 outbreaks, and China detects more highly pathogenic H7N9 in poultry markets.
H5N8 has now been confirmed in 40 countries, and South Korean scientists shared genetic findings from a recent H5N6 isolate.
So far there's no sign that H7N9 epidemiology is changing for humans, but for poultry, the virus has become more deadly.
Analyses of samples from China and Taiwan hint at resistance to antiviral drugs.
In other developments, Iran reported several more H5N8 outbreaks and Bosnia and Herzegovina reported its first H5 outbreak of the season.
Also, 5 European nations report much more H5N8, and Japan confirms a new H5 outbreak.
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