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on November 29, 2016

Avian influenza spreads across northern, eastern Europe

Hungary, France, Germany, Netherlands, Austria, Sweden and Russia report detections of avian flu

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been detected in poultry flocks across a broad swath of Europe. Up until three weeks ago, the H5N8 variant of the virus was found mainly in wild birds, generally members of the duck and gull families, on wetlands and near large bodies of water…

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