Keeping an eye on avian flu

April 2013
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;4/13/2013, Vol. 172 Issue 15, p378
Academic Journal
The author discusses the issue concerning the emergence of new strain of avian influenza virus in China. The author notes that the new virus influenza A(H7N9) is difficult to detect in poultry because it causes few signs of disease in birds. The author cites the World Health Organization (WHO) which reported three cases of human infection with the virus on April 1, 2013 and confirmed 24 cases on April 9, 2013.


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