China’s Guangdong Reports Human Case of H5N6 Bird Flu

By Reuters
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September 23, 2021 Updated: September 23, 2021

BEIJING—The health authority in southern China’s Guangdong province said on Wednesday that a single case of a human being infected with the H5N6 strain of bird flu has been reported in the city of Dongguan.

The infected patient, a 53-year-old male, is being treated in hospital, the Health Commission of Guangdong Province said in a statement, adding that experts considered the risk of transmission to be low at this stage.

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