About a million birds have been culled in Britain recently, mostly at poultry farms. Photo: Shutterstock
About a million birds have been culled in Britain recently, mostly at poultry farms. Photo: Shutterstock

‘Extremely rare’ case of bird flu in human detected in England

  • The patient was in close contact with a large number of infected birds, and human-to-human transmission is neither suspected nor expected
  • England is in the grip of its largest outbreak ever of the H5N1 virus, and at least a million birds have been culled, mostly from poultry farms

Topic |   H5N1 bird flu virus
About a million birds have been culled in Britain recently, mostly at poultry farms. Photo: Shutterstock
About a million birds have been culled in Britain recently, mostly at poultry farms. Photo: Shutterstock
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