The first known COVID-19 case has been identified in a wild animal, leading to calls for widespread monitoring of wildlife.
The bird flu in Japan has spread to its 10th prefecture of Shiga, authorities said on Sunday.
A bird flu outbreak in Japan worsened on Dec. 10 as nearly 2.5 million chickens have been culled since the beginning of the outbreak last November.
The Ministry of Agriculture of France has detected on a duck farm in southwest of the country the highly pathogenic H5N8 Avian Influenza.
Cases of the H5 strain bird flu were recently detected in chicken farms in the western Japan prefecture of Hiroshima and Miyazaki.
A new strain of avia flu is suspected to be the reason for the swan deaths across Britain.
The Japanese government reported that they have detected a new outbreak of bird flu in a chicken farm in Fukuoka prefecture just after an earlier one occurred in the Kagawa prefecture.
The United Arab Emirates has banned the imports of birds and their byproducts, as an outbreak of the avian influenza spread throughout Europe.
France has ordered the culling of 1,000 minks after the coronavirus was found circulating in a farm in Eure-et-Loir in western France.
South Korean agricultural authorities have confirmed that H5N8 cases were reported from wild birds in Cheonan-si, Chungcheongnam-do regions and have issued a nationwide bird-flu warning.