China detains 10 for bird flu rumors, death toll at 9 and rising…

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese police detained at least 10 people for spreading rumors about the H7N9 bird flu virus, state media said on Wednesday, as the death toll from the new strain rose to…

Eric K. Noji, M.D.‘s insight:

The virus is severe in most humans, leading to fears that if it becomes easily transmissible, it could cause a deadly pandemic.

See on www.reuters.com

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