Sunday, April 7, 2013

Dead sparrows in Nanjing not infected with H7N9

We previously posted a story on the Sparrows in Nanjing, it appears they were not infected with the H7N9 virus:

NANJING, April 7 (Xinhua) -- Ten dead sparrows that were discovered in the city of Nanjing in east China's Jiangsu Province were not infected with the deadly H7N9 bird flu strain, local authorities confirmed on Sunday.
The sparrows, which were discovered Friday in a residential compound in the city's Jianye District, all tested negative for the H7N9 virus, according to an examination from the Jiangsu Provincial Animal Health Inspection Center.
The cause of the sparrows' deaths is not yet known.


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