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The strain has 2 mutations that might alter its susceptibility to the neuraminidase inhibitor class of antiviral drugs.
The H5N8 avian flu virus sweeping across Europe has now been detected for the first time in Britain.
Higly pathogenic H5N8 was detected in Iran, Denmark, Poland, and the Netherlands.
The 2 highly pathogenic strains in Washington state raise questions about possible connections with outbreaks in Canada and Europe.
The agencies warned that H5N8 represents a serious threat, especially to less-wealthy European nations.
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