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China reports a highly pathogenic H7N9 avian flu outbreak, its first since September 2017.
New European avian flu detections include H5N6 in Sweden and Ireland, H5N8 in Italy, and low-path H5N3 in France.
In addition, Mexico reports two highly pathogenic H7N3 outbreaks in poultry.
The low-path H7 detection is the first in the US this year, and more tests will be done to characterize the H7N1 virus.
In research news, French scientists detect signs of airborne H5N8 on farms.
H9N2 avian flu typically circulates in birds as a low-pathogenic strain.
Iraq is battling another H5N8 detection, and in South Korea, H5N6 was found on another commercial farm.
A UK outbreak involves swans from a flock owned by Queen Elizabeth at Windsor.
DEFRA says the risk of avian flu spreading to other UK wild birds is high.
A study shows avian flu virus detections rising in poultry in Cambodian live-bird markets.
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