on February 21, 2017
Avian flu prompts China to close live poultry markets
Decision hoped to curb rise of human avian influenza cases
Avian influenza A (H7N9) virus has pandemic potential in humans, according to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and the continued rise in new cases in people in China since December is a cause for concern.
New infections have tended to occur in waves each winter since the…