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Increased concern over latest strain of avian influenza in Southeast Asia

Increased concern over latest strain of avian influenza in Southeast Asia

22 Sep 2014 -- A recently-emerged strain of avian influenza virus in poultry in Southeast Asia known as A(H5N6) represents a new threat to animal health and livelihoods and must be closely monitored, FAO said today.  Chinese authorities first reported the influenza A(H5N6) virus in poultry in April 2014. Since then, the Lao People's Democratic Republic and Viet Nam have also [more...]


 
 

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