Avian influenza A(H5N8): risk assessment
Risk assessment of avian influenza A(H5N8) in the UK.
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There are currently no cases recorded in humans, and only one outbreak affecting birds previously recorded in the UK in 2014; however further infections in birds are possible.
The risk to the wider population from A(H5N8) is considered to be very low.