The government yesterday banned the sale of live chickens for three weeks and is preparing to cull 20,000 birds at the wholesale market in Cheung Sha Wan today.
H7N9 refers to a subgroup of H7 influenza viruses that normally circulates among birds. Human infections of H7N9 have been reported in parts of China, with some people dying of severe pneumonia.
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