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Skepticism remains in some high-income nations, with France having the lowest trust in vaccines.
The study supports WHO guidance for conserving vaccine during shortages.
Adults who had respiratory symptoms spread the virus to more people than other patients did.
It is Iraq's first H5N8 outbreak since 2016, and Afghanistan's first since 2007.
The outbreaks involved different strains, including H5N6, H5N1, and H5N8.
A meta-analysis finds 4 key differences between low-income and high-income nations involving children, pregnant women, and those with certain underlying medical conditions.
In addition, Italy reports more H5N8 and Germany has an H5N5 poultry outbreak.
Given past patterns, the FAO warned countries that border the Caspian and Black Seas, as well as Western Europe, to be on high alert.
WHO head calls for a focus on building healthcare capacity, asks for more funds.
H5N1 kills crows in Bangladesh, while France, Nigeria, and Vietnam see more outbreaks of avian influenza caused by various strains.
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