New Strain of Bird Flu (H7N9) Kills Two and Critically Sickens Another in China…Really, This ISN’T An April Fools Joke!
- Published on April 2, 2013
- Written by Mike McClain, Senior Web Designer & Site Manager
What a thing to come out on April Foods day! The official Chinese news agency Xinhua has reported that two people in China have died and another remains critical after falling ill with a strain of bird flu not detected before in humans. Both of those who died, men aged 27 and 87, lived in Shanghai, while a 35-year-old woman in Chuzhou city in nearby Anhui province is in the hospital, the Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commission reported Sunday.