US health leader warns of human-to-human H7N9 bird flu

AFP - There is no evidence that the deadly H7N9 bird flu has yet spread between humans in China but health authorities must be ready for the virus to mutate at any time, a top US virologist has warned.Anthony Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), said officials in … Continue reading US health leader warns of human-to-human H7N9 bird flu

Sixth death from H7N9 bird flu reported

East China's Zhejiang Province on Friday morning reported that a man has died from the H7N9 bird flu, bringing the death toll from the new deadly strain to six in the country. The city has reported three infections to date, and two have died, the Health Bureau of Zhejiang Province said Friday. According to the … Continue reading Sixth death from H7N9 bird flu reported