Outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) in Europe - ECDC Rapid Risk Assessment

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ECDC has issued a Rapid Risk Assessment summarising the epidemiological, virological and environmental information relating to outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza A virus subtype A(H5N8) in Europe up to 15 November 2016. It concludes that the risk of zoonotic transmission to the general public in EU/EEA countries is considered to be very low. 

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