Given the amount of H5N1 activity being reported by neighboring India (see H5N1 In Telangana Poultry and Watching India (Again) . . . .), and scattered reports coming out of China, it isn’t a terrible surprise to see a report emerging from the tiny country of Bhutan sandwiched between the two on the eastern edge of the Himalayas.
After a couple of years where the H5N1 virus has taken a backseat to H7N9, we are suddenly seeing it (and other HPAI H5 viruses) on the move once more.
This from the FAO/EMPRES.