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on September 23, 2019

Novel avian flu virus detected in Taiwan

H5N5 strain detected in duck flock

A strain of H5N5 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus has been detected in poultry in Taiwan for the first time, while more than 91,000 birds have been lost through mortality or culling after the presence of the H5N2 virus subtype was confirmed.

Veterinary authorities discovered the H5N5 HPAI virus…

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