Popova made statements about bird flu at the briefing she held in the capital Moscow. Popova stated that “A (H5N8)” avian flu was first encountered in humans in Russia, “Bird flu was detected by scientists of the Vector Research Center in 7 employees of a chicken farm in the south of the country. In this farm, an epidemic of avian influenza occurred in December 2020. is the first case detected in the world, “he said.…"Bird flu is transmitted to humans for the first time – health news"
After the World Animal Health Organization (OIE) announced the presence of avian flu on a farm in northeast Algeria, a health emergency (OHAL) decision was made in the country. Algerian Agriculture Minister Abdulhamid Hamdani told reporters, “The source of this virus is migratory birds and as long as the situation continues, we have alerted all regions in anticipation of an emergency. Hamdani noted that the Ayn Fakrun region, where the virus appeared, was taken under…"Bird flu alert in Algeria: state of emergency declared"