Thursday, April 11, 2013

#H7N9 Boy (4) discharged; 5 more markets in Eastern China Found Chickens & Ducks Con. and Nanjing City Bans Urban Residents from Raising Poultry & Livestock


One person, a young boy in Shanghai, has been discharged from hospital after recovering but the city reported the death of a 74-year-old retired man on Thursday.

Five more markets across eastern China had found H7N9 in samples from chickens and ducks, the Ministry of Agriculture said Wednesday.

Nanjing city had barred urban residents from raising poultry and livestock on their property, asking them to cull their own animals and fining them up to 50 yuan for violations, the China Daily newspaper reported today. 

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