The bird flu outbreaks in Britain and the Netherlands may have been brought to Europe by wild swans migrating from Asia, the European Commission has said.
Millions of farm birds in South Korea were destroyed after an outbreak of the H5N8 bird flu earlier this year.
The European Commission said: "A species of wild swans might be carrying the virus without showing signs of disease."
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