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...
Bird flu spreads in Europe and Asia

Bird flu spreads in Europe and Asia

PARIS (Reuters) – Several outbreaks of severe bird flu in Europe and Asia have been reported in recent days to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), in a sign the virus is spreading quickly again. The spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza,...