Bird Flu Strain in China "Passed Between Humans," British Medical Journal Reveals

Published: Aug 07, 2013

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Researchers have reported the first case of human-to-human transmission of the new strain of bird flu that has emerged in China. The British Medical Journal said a 32-year-old woman was infected after caring for her father. Both later died. Until now there had been no evidence of anyone catching the H7N9 virus other than after direct contact with birds.

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