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Possible 1st Human Case of H10N3 Bird Flu Reported in China

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Possible 1st Human Case of H10N3 Bird Flu Reported in China

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A man in eastern China contracted what appears to be the first human case of H10N3, a type of avian influenza, according to Chinese regime officials. The 41-year-old man, who was not named, was hospitalized in late April with H10N3 in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province, located near Shanghai, according to China’s National Health Commission in a statement on its website. The commission said that no other cases have been reported. “This infection is an accidental cross-species transmission,” its statement said, while also claiming that “the risk of large-scale transmission is low,” according to a Chinese-to-English translation. The agency said that the man developed a fever and other symptoms. He was diagnosed with H10N3 about a month later, on May 28. Filip Claes, the regional laboratory coordinator of the Food and Agriculture Organization, told the Reuters news agency that this strain of bird flu is “not a very common virus.” Over the years, several strains of …

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