Bird flu continues to take its toll in China

China has confirmed that another person has fallen ill with the avian influenza A(H7N9) virus, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

WHO said that China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission had notified it that a 61-year-old woman from Langfang City in Hebei Province fell ill on 10 July 2013 and was in a critical condition in a Beijing hospital.

According to local press, officials believe the woman contracted the virus by eating vegetables bought at a local market, where live poultry was on sale…Read More

Source: GlobalMeat News

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