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China reports H5N8 subtype highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak in birds in Yulin City, Shaanxi Province

10 June 2021. The Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs reported on a wild bird H5N8 subtype highly pathogenic avian influenza epidemic in the Hongjiannao National Nature Reserve in Shenmu City. The outbreak, confirmed by the National Avian Influenza Reference Laboratory.http://outbreaknewstoday.com/china-reports-h5n8-subtype-highly-pathogenic-avian-influenza-outbreak-in-birds-in-yulin-city-shaanxi-province-24284/

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‘There is no new hybrid variant in Vietnam’: WHO representative in Vietnam

5 June 2021. In a follow-up on a report last weekend, where Vietnam Minister of Health announced that Vietnam has detected a new variant of SARS-CoV-2, which is a hybrid between the Indian and UK variants, a recent interview with the World Health Organization representative in Vietnam said “There is no new hybrid variant in Vietnam at this moment based on WHO definition”http://outbreaknewstoday.com/there-is-no-new-hybrid-variant-in-vietnam-who-representative-in-vietnam-86816/

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Myanmar imposes stay-at-home order in more towns due to COVID-19

5 June 2021. Myanmar’s Health and Sports Ministry imposed a stay-at-home order in four more towns of Chin state. The stay-at-home order, which will be in effect on Saturday, will be applied to Tedim, Falam, Thantlang and Hakha after the towns recently saw increasing number of COVID-19 infections ,https://www.macaubusiness.com/myanmar-imposes-stay-at-home-order-in-more-towns-due-to-covid-19/

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Online health declaration when entering, exiting southern Vietnamese province becomes mandatory

5 June 2021. The People’s Committee of Dong Nai has requested all people going through the southern Vietnamese province have smartphones installed with the applications or able to access to websites for online health declaration.https://tuoitrenews.vn/news/society/20210605/online-health-declaration-when-entering-exiting-southern-vietnamese-province-becomes-mandatory/61329.html

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