The H7N9 bird flu virus has been found in a poultry farm in the southern city of Zhuhai in Guangdong province, the provincial agriculture department confirmed on Thursday. Samples from live chickens were collected from Zhuhai Jinfeng Poultry Company in the Doumen district of the city and tested positive for H7N9 by the provincial center for animal disease control, the department said…Full Article: WantChinaTimes Mar 2014

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  • Since March 2013, the H7N9 bird flu outbreak has caused more than US$6.7 billion in losses for China’s poultry industry

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  • As of January 2014, a total of six human cases of H7N9 have been confirmed in Guangdong Province

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