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Austrian officials said H5N8 had also been found in Croatia, which would raise the number of countries affected in Europe to five.
Recent outbreaks in Iraq and Lebanon pose a risk to other nations because of political instability and a host of other factors.
The UN declaration, however, did not set any targets for reduced use of antibiotics in humans and animals.
Given past patterns, the FAO warned countries that border the Caspian and Black Seas, as well as Western Europe, to be on high alert.
The use of antimicrobials in livestock tops 60,000 metric tons a year.
Cameroon's recent outbreak is its first since 2006 and signals southern movement of the virus, the FAO said.
Cambodia, Ghana, and Indonesia report H5N1, and Italy notes its 2nd H7N7 event this month.
Experts said only 2 of the new methods—Wolbachia and transgenic mosquitoes—were at the stage for carefully designed pilot projects.
The H5N6 patient, who had visited a live-poultry market, has the world's 10th case.
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