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H5N8 developments are quickly evolving, with the virus spreading to more countries—some battling other strains—with new incursions into poultry flocks.
Higly pathogenic H5N8 was detected in Iran, Denmark, Poland, and the Netherlands.
Wild birds in Denmark and Switzerland test positive for H5N8, while H5N1 hits Nigeria and H5N6 strikes South Korea.
Cameroon's recent outbreak is its first since 2006 and signals southern movement of the virus, the FAO said.
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