Three more deaths from bird flu in China as toll reaches 35
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Three more deaths from bird flu in China as toll reaches 35

Three more deaths from bird flu in China as toll reaches 35

Koh Gui Qing – 13 May 2013

THREE more people have died in China from the new strain of H7N9 bird flu virus, raising the death toll to 35 while the total number of infections rose to 130, state media said today.

Without giving details of the deaths, Xinhua news agency said a new case of the H7N9, described by the World Health Organisation as one of the most lethal flu viruses around, was found in China‘s east Jiangxi province.

There has so far been no evidence of human-to-human transmission of the virus, a point reiterated by Xinhua on Monday, citing health authorities. It noted that 57 of those infected have recovered.

Continue reading at Three more deaths from bird flu in China as toll reaches 35 – Independent.ie.

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