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# H7N9

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Fifth bird flu case reported in Hong Kong
A 65-year-old man was hospitalised after developing a fever and a cough.
Deadly strain of bird flu may have passed between people for first time
Scientists have long feared the virus would mutate into a form that transmits easily from person to person.
Uh-oh: UN says it's impossible to predict spread of new bird flu
‘Influenza viruses constantly reinvent themselves’, says the head of the WHO. ‘No one can predict the future course.’
China detains 12 for 'false' bird flu rumours
Police in China’s southwest city of Guiyang detained three people for claiming H7N9 had been found in a poultry market, according to police.