H5N6 outbreaks

Poultry World 12-Jan-18 reports H5N6 outbreak in Japan (OIE report), the first since March 2017

First detection of H5N6 in UK: found in 3 dead mute swans from Dorset – ProMED (11-Jan-18). DEFRA prevention zone (12-Jan-18)

ProMED (9-Jan-18) H5N6 outbreak in farmed ducks in S. Korea

ProMED (9-Jan-18) H5N6 in wild duck in Bavaria, Germany

Human case (18th since 2014) of H5N6 in China (3 yr old, recovered, after contact with poultry) – ProMed_9-Jan-18

ProMED description of the characterisation of a recent H5N6 isolate in Korea (12 Dec 17)

ProMED report of the characterisation of an H5N6 isolate in the Netherlands (9 Dec 17)

CIDRAP (24 Aug 17): H5N6 in Philippines

OUTBREAK NEWS on H5N6

CDC Emerging Infectious Diseases article on characterisation of HPAI H5N6 from Japan in Nov 2016

WHO on human H5N6 cases in China in Nov/Dec 2016