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Medical staff practice dealing with an H7N9 bird flu in an emergency drill at a hospital in Zibo in east China’s Shandong province (AP Photo)


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Technicians wearing protection suits begin to cull poultry at Huhuai poultry wholesale market, where the H7N9 bird flu virus was detected in pigeon samples, in Shanghai April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer


China Culls Birds As Bird Flu Deaths Mount

China Culls Birds As Bird Flu Deaths Mount

Shanghai/Hong Kong, Reuters—Chinese authorities slaughtered over 20,000 birds on Friday at a poultry market in the financial hub Shanghai as the death toll from a new strain of bird flu mounted to six, spreading concern overseas and sparking a sell-off on Hong...