Source Pravda.Ru

China urges greater efforts to control outbreaks of bird flu - Comments

China warned Tuesday of further outbreaks of bird flu in humans unless greater efforts were made to prevent and control the epidemic in poultry, state media reported. China reported its eighth case of H5N1 in humans late Monday, saying a 6-year-old boy that had contracted the virus was recovering in a hospital. Three people in China have died from the deadly strain of bird flu, which has swept vast parts of Asia, killing at least 74 people and decimating poultry populations in the region since 2003

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