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Has China done a good job handling H7N9?

Over the last few months, H7N9 has been making headlines around the world. As of May 9, there have been 130 identified cases. 31 of them have died and 42 of them have recovered. Fortunately, H7N9, with a fatality rate of over 20 percent, has not spread to regions outside of greater China (all identified […]

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Live Poultry, Chinese Cuisine and H7N9

The biggest buzzword in April’s Chinese media is no doubt “H7N9,” a new type of bird flu that has infected 77 people in the country and killed 11 of them. Compared to China’s 1.3 billion people, 11 deaths might not seem significant from an epidemiological perspective, but the news has been making people nerve-racking. There are many […]

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