7 infected with “new bird flu” in Russia
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Seven people have been infected with the new H5N8 bird flu virus in Russia, and Russian officials have reported it to the World Health Organization.
In recent months, the H5N8 bird flu epidemic has severely affected chickens and ducks in many parts of the world, including Russia, Europe, China, the Middle East and North Africa, but this is the first time that The virus has also begun to infect humans.
It should be noted that like the corona virus, there are dozens of types of bird flu or avian influenza virus. However, only a few of them have caused disease and epidemics in humans, including H1N1, H5N1, H7N9 and H9N2.