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December 19, 2005

China Reports 6th Human Case of Bird Flu

(AP) BEIJING China reported its sixth human bird flu case Friday as Indonesia awaited tests that could confirm its tenth human victim. Chinese state media said a 35-year-old man in eastern China had become infected with the potentially deadly H5N1 strain of the virus after an outbreak was reported in ducks in his village. The self-employed vendor, identified only by his surname, Guo, fell ill... man's relatives and neighbors to see if they contracted the H5N1 strain. The virus has ravaged poultry

Posted by dymaxion at December 19, 2005 12:42 PM

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