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Avian influenza detected in two poultry workers in the UK

By The Canadian Press   

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But no evidence of transmission between people.

Two poultry workers in the U.K. have tested positive for bird flu, but they had no symptoms and there’s no evidence of transmission between people, the Health Security Agency said Tuesday.

The two are the first humans to test positive for the virus in the U.K. since the agency announced a case of a 79-year-old English man who was infected after allowing ducks into his home.

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