Dr Ho Pak-leung. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Bird flu kills Guiyang woman in first fatal case in a year

One of two patients confirmed to have contracted the H5N1 bird flu virus died yesterday in a hospital in Guiyang, capital of Guizhou province. Guizhou authorities said Shuai Pengyue, a 21-year-old woman from Guiyang, died of multiple organ failure.

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