09-01-2014 06:59 AM | China

Hong Kong and Guangdong each confirm a new case of H7N9 bird flu

Guangdong and Hong Kong yesterday each confirmed a new case of H7N9 bird flu as Hong Kong government called for stricter testing of poultry imports from the mainland.

Hong Kong health chiefs announced that a 65-year-old man who travelled to Shenzhen's Luohu district on January 1 and returned home to Hong Kong the next day was in a critical condition at Queen Mary Hospital.

He is the third case - one of them fatal - reported in the city, although all the patients are believed to have contracted the disease during visits to Shenzhen.
Full Story : South China Morning Post