Japan confirms 18 outbreaks of HPAI in 12 prefectures

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Cases of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) are spreading at an unusual pace in Japan, with 18 outbreaks confirmed this season through November 26 at poultry farms in 12 of the country’s 47 prefectures, Japan Times reported.

However, that number is expected to rise further, in line wit...

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