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# H5N8

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# H5N8
Strain of avian influenza found in free range turkey flock in Co Wicklow
The risk to humans from the H5N8 subtype is considered to be very low.
# wigeon
Second case of bird flu found in Ireland
The risk to humans is deemed to be “very low”.
# Outbreak
Bird flu found in wild duck in Wexford
The H5N8 virus is highly pathogenic, and has been found across the UK and Europe in recent times.
# bird flu outbreak
Poultry owners warned to keep their birds indoors
It’s a precautionary measure after outbreaks of bird flu in the UK.
# H5N8
Farmers urged to check flocks after outbreak of bird flu in England
An outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N8 (bird flu) has been confirmed in Lincolnshire.