First Bird Flu human case since 2010 leads to death

Bird Flu is back in the news.  First scientists report work to make it spread more easily in human populations, sparking a debate on scientific censorship, now the first reported case since 2010 appears in China.  The man, surnamed Chen, fell ill shortly before Christmas and was diagnosed with pneumonia.  He tested positive for H5N1, which is fatal in about 60% of human cases.

Full story at the Telegraph.


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