University of Minnesota. Driven to Discover.
Elsewhere, Taiwan officials said tests have now confirmed H5N8 in two recent outbreaks in backyard birds.
European countries already reporting H5N8 note several more outbreaks, many involving wild birds.
In addition, France and the UK take steps to lower risk from the highly pathogenic avian flu strain.
High-path avian flu continues to appear on farms and in wild birds in Europe, while Hong Kong reports H5N6 in samples from a nature preserve.
Also, a study from China says H5N6 has replaced H5N1 as the dominant strain in southern poultry.
Tunisia has H5 avian flu for the first time, and Finland and Austria report new H5N8 outbreaks.
Findings in dead coots make Egypt the 3rd Mideast country to report high-path H5N8.
Get CIDRAP news and other free newsletters.
Sign up now»
Unrestricted financial support provided by
Grant support for ASP provided by
Become an underwriter»
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.