Emerging H5N8 avian influenza viruses

@article{Shi2021EmergingHA,
  title={Emerging H5N8 avian influenza viruses},
  author={Wei-feng Shi and George Fu Gao},
  journal={Science},
  year={2021},
  volume={372},
  pages={784 - 786}
}
The global spread of H5N8 avian influenza viruses is a public health concern The first confirmed outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (HPAIV) in birds was documented in Scotland in 1959 with the influenza A H5N1 subtype, although there have been numerous suspected HPAIV outbreaks documented globally since 1878. H5N1 and its genetic reassortants (including H5N2, H5N5, H5N6, and H5N8) have been found to cause thousands of outbreaks worldwide (1, 2) in both farmed poultry and wild… 

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