Global Outbreak Update: Avian influenza A (H5N8) infection in humans. Russian Federation

Clade of avian influenza A(H5Nx) viruses outbreak in a poultry farm in Astrakhan Oblast. First reported detection of A(H5N8) in humans. Risk of human-to-human transmission remains low.

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