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Meanwhile, many countries across Europe and Asia continue to battle outbreaks of several strains.
The H5N8 avian flu virus sweeping across Europe has now been detected for the first time in Britain.
In 3 days Hungary has reported 96 H5N8 outbreaks in poultry.
As H5N6 spreads in parts of Asia, the H5N8 strain hits more farms in Hungary, Poland, and France.
Thirty-three new outbreaks in Hungary involve a total of more than 300,000 poultry.
Also, a study from China says H5N6 has replaced H5N1 as the dominant strain in southern poultry.
In the past few weeks, 8 European nations, plus India and Israel, have confirmed H5N8, mainly in migratory waterfowl.
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