China reports second H7N9 bird flu death in a week

By Reuters | Mon, 13 Jan 2014 11:58 AM

BEIJING, Jan 13 (Reuters) - China reported one more death from the H7N9 strain of bird flu in southwestern Guizhou province, state news agency Xinhua said on Monday, in the second death from the virus in the past week.

A 38-year-old man from Zunyi city died last Thursday, Xinhua said, citing health authorities in Guizhou.

Xinhua said it was the first human case of H7N9 in Guizhou this year.


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