Tag: avian flu

China confirms 17th human bird flu case, says poultry market still stable

January 2, 2017

A new human case of the H7N9 strain of the avian influenza has been confirmed by the health authorities in the southern province of Jiangxi in China. The country now has a total of 17 confirmed human bird flu infections so far. Human infections of the H7N9 strain of bird flu killed two people in […]

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Hong Kong closes bird market over H5N1 virus

July 6, 2012

HONG KONG – Bird market, a popular tourist spot where hundreds of caged birds are on display, was closed after the deadly H5N1 avian flu virus was detected at one of the stalls. The agriculture, fisheries and conservation department said it was closing the Yuen Po Street bird market in the city’s bustling Mongkok district […]

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