H5N6 Bird Flu Outbreak

PARIS (Reuters) – Cambodia has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu virus among poultry, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday, citing a report from Cambodia’s agriculture ministry.

The virus infected poultry birds at a market in Daunkeo (Takeo) in the south of the country, the report said.

Reuters Reporting by Gus Trompiz; Editing by Susan Fenton

*This comes 3 weeks after Cambodia reported three outbreaks involving low-pathogenic H7N4.


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