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A Deadly Bird Flu Is Surging in China

March 2, 2017

(Vox) – A strain of bird flu that’s considered the top pandemic threat is surging in China, and experts are warning that the US isn’t read if it were to arrive here. According to an assessment from the World Health Organization this week, China had 460 lab-confirmed human cases of the H7N9 bird flu virus over this winter–the most of any flu season since the virus was first reported in humans in 2013.

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