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Polish cats aren't the only ones getting sick from bird flu

MedExpress Team

Medexpress

Published July 17, 2023 14:54

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The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that bird flu infection has been detected in more than twenty-five cats in Poland, but there is no information on human cases. The agency reports that such risks are low.

According to the WHO, this is the first time so many cats have been infected with bird flu over such a large area in one country. The organization says Polish authorities have reported a high mortality rate among cats in 13 different provinces, where more than 45 have died. Tests conducted last week confirmed the presence of the H5N1 virus in 29 of them.

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