Seven workers at a poultry plant in southern Russia were infected with the H5N8 strain. File photo: Shutterstock Seven workers at a poultry plant in southern Russia were infected with the H5N8 strain. File photo: Shutterstock
Seven workers at a poultry plant in southern Russia were infected with the H5N8 strain. File photo: Shutterstock
Russia

Russia detects world’s first case of H5N8 bird flu in humans

  • Seven workers at a poultry plant in Russia’s south had been infected with the H5N8 strain in December
  • Moscow has alerted the World Health Organization

Topic |   Russia
Seven workers at a poultry plant in southern Russia were infected with the H5N8 strain. File photo: Shutterstock Seven workers at a poultry plant in southern Russia were infected with the H5N8 strain. File photo: Shutterstock
Seven workers at a poultry plant in southern Russia were infected with the H5N8 strain. File photo: Shutterstock
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