Japan confirms H5N8 strain in third bird flu outbreak in the country

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan has confirmed the highly pathogenic bird flu subtype H5N8 was detected at a poultry farm in the third outbreak of avian influenza in the country this winter, the agriculture ministry said on Tuesday. The outbreak was discovered on Monday...
UK PM Johnson: get COVID shots to avoid new restrictions

UK PM Johnson: get COVID shots to avoid new restrictions

LONDON (Reuters) – People in Britain must come forward for COVID-19 vaccines when they are eligible if new COVID restrictions this winter are to be avoided, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday. “If we want to avoid new restrictions on our daily...