WHO Says New Bird Flu 'More Lethal' To Humans

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A new strain of bird flu that has killed 22 people in China is "one of the most lethal" of its kind and transmits more easily to humans than an earlier strain that has killed hundreds around the world since 2003, a top health official has said.

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A new strain of bird flu that has killed 22 people in China is "one of the most lethal" of its kind and transmits more easily to humans than an earlier strain that has killed hundreds around the world since 2003, a top health official has said.
 
The H7N9 virus has infected 108 people in China since it was first detected in March, according to findings released on Wednesday by the Geneva-based World Health Organisation (WHO).
 
 
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