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# H7N9

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# H7N9
Fifth bird flu case reported in Hong Kong
A 65-year-old man was hospitalised after developing a fever and a cough.
# H7N9
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.
# Healthscare
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
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.