China Reports Fifth Bird Flu Death This Year

An 18-year-old from Guangxi Province has died of bird flu; it is the fifth death reported this month.
Another bird flu case was reported yesterday in Guizhou. From Reuters:

The 18-year-old was admitted to hospital on Jan 24 in Yulin, in the southwestern Guangxi, bordering Vietnam, after falling ill and entering a local clinic in the town of Beiliu three days earlier.

He had contact with dead poultry before falling ill, the Ministry said, adding that people who have been in contact with him have not shown any signs of the illness.

January 26, 2009 3:58 PM
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