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China Readies To Fight H7N9 Bird Flu Virus

PUBLISHED BY: SURENDER KUMAR
APRIL 04, 2013

   
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China is preparing to fight the spread of H7N9, a new strain of the deadly bird flu that has already claimed 4 lives. Besides, Japan and Hong Kong have intensified vigilance against the virus and Vietnam has banned the imports of Chinese poultry.

 

In all, 11 people in China have contracted H7N9, all in the east of the country.The H7N9 bird flu strain does not appear to be transmitted from humans to humans. In Japan, airports have warned all passengers from China to seek medical attention in case of suspected bird flu.



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