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China Awaits Test To See If Human Bird Flu Case A New Strain

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Chinese authorities in Hong Kong and on the mainland await preliminary test results to determine the strain of avian influenza that has infected a man in Hong Kong. The episode is Hong Kong's first in six years and authorities said six workers at a chicken farm had direct contact with infected chickens. The Hong Kong Center for Health Protection is attempting to determine if the virus in the man is a mutation so an effective vaccine can be developed. The department said other chicken farms also would be checked. (Click here for more



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