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Hong Kong on alert after China confirms world’s first human case of H7N4 bird flu

  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 22:11
Mainland China has confirmed the world’s first human case of a virulent bird flu strain, prompting Hong Kong’s Centre for Health Protection to issue an alert for the city. The centre said health authorities confirmed this month that a 68-year-old woman in Jiangsu province had been infected with H7N4 avian influenza after developing symptoms on December 25. The woman was admitted to hospital on New Year’s Day and was discharged on January 22. She had contact with live poultry... South China Morning Post - China feed

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