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Hong Kong confirms second death from H7N9 bird flu

By Reuters | Mon, 13 Jan 2014 15:15 PM
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HONG KONG, Jan 13 (Reuters) - A 65-year-old man infected with the H7N9 bird flu virus has died in Hong Kong, the government said on Monday, the second such death in the city.

The man, the third person in Hong Kong to be diagnosed with the strain, came from the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen and had eaten poultry there, local media reported.

The H7N9 strain was first reported in humans in February ...

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