Samples of goose meat taken from a Guangzhou market in south China’s Guangdong Province have tested positive for H7N9 avian influenza. Two goose meat samples and one sewage water sample from two poultry booths in a wet market in Zengcheng, a satellite city of Guangzhou, tested positive, Guangdong Provincial Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP) confirmed on Sunday…Full Article: China Daily Jan 2014

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  • Since March 2013, 140 human cases (45 fatalities) of H7N9 bird flu have been reported in mainland China, with 6 cases reported in Guangdong province (since August 2013)

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  • In 2011, China had the largest geese population in the world

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