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Surge In Avian Flu Causes Chinese Poultry Markets To Shut Down

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News video: Surge In Avian Flu Causes Chinese Poultry Markets To Shut DownAfter a recent surge in the number of infections from the H7N9 strain of Bird Flu, a number of Chinese provinces have shut down their live poultry markets. The surge began in December of last year, when 106 cases were reported, with 20 deaths, and by January of this year, there were 192 infections and 79 deaths. This represents more than four times the total seen between December 2015 and February 2016.

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