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Guangdong province reports human case of avian influenza

China’s Guangdong province has identified a human case of H5N6 bird flu in the city of Dongguan.

23 September 2021, at 12:51pm

Reuters reports that health authorities identified the case on 22 September.

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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