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#H5N8

# h5n8 - Friday 13 January, 2017

Second case of bird flu found in Ireland

The risk to humans is deemed to be “very low”.

# h5n8 - Friday 30 December, 2016

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.

# h5n8 - Friday 23 December, 2016

Poultry owners warned to keep their birds indoors

It’s a precautionary measure after outbreaks of bird flu in the UK.

# h5n8 - Saturday 17 December, 2016

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.