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dbt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-31-11 05:10 AM
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Bird flu confirmed in man in China's Shenzhen city
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Source: BBC

China has reported its first case of bird flu for 18 months, in the major southern city of Shenzhen.

Preliminary tests on a 39-year-old man admitted to hospital with pneumonia proved positive for the virus.

Postive tests on a dead market chicken last week prompted nearby Hong Kong's government to issue an alert. <snip>

Meanwhile, the World Health Organization has expressed deep concern about the way research was being carried out on the H5N1 virus, which can be fatal if transmitted to humans.

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At this posting (0410 CST) has a "Breaking" banner reporting that "man infected" has died, according to the state news agency.
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