China - Government statement: reports first human case of H3N8 bird flu - April 26, 2022

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4/26/2022, 6:22:24 PM




China - Government statement: reports first human case of H3N8 bird flu - April 26, 2022 BEIJING (Reuters) โ€“ China has recorded the first human infection with the H3N8 strain of bird flu, the countryโ€™s health authority said on Tuesday, but said the risk of it spreading among people was low.

A four-year-old boy from central Henan province was found to have been infected with the variant after developing a fever and other symptoms on April 5.

No close contacts were infected with the virus, the National Health Commission said in a statement. https://flutrackers.com/forum/forum/china-h5n1-h5n8-h5n6-h5n3-h5n2-h10n8-outbreak-tracking/946938-china-government-statement-reports-first-human-case-of-h3n8-bird-flu-april-26-2022



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