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The virus caused an outbreak in early February, but it was originally mistakenly reported as H5N8.
H5N8 has now been confirmed in 40 countries, and South Korean scientists shared genetic findings from a recent H5N6 isolate.
Active surveillance put in place after H7N9 emerged in neighboring China helped Myanmar identify H5N6 for the first time in poultry.
Detections vary from H5N1 in India to the confirmation of H5N5 for the first time in Slovenia.
New reports to the OIE involve avian flu outbreaks in 8 countries.
More spread of H5N8 is occurring in Europe, with more nations reporting the virus in poultry.
Thirty-three new outbreaks in Hungary involve a total of more than 300,000 poultry.
Finland, France, and Romania report their first outbreaks, while India and Iran note further spread.
Given past patterns, the FAO warned countries that border the Caspian and Black Seas, as well as Western Europe, to be on high alert.
A 39,000-bird turkey farm was hit by H5N2, and H5N1 killed pelicans in Romania.
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