The live poultry trade may play a “significant role” in bird flu transmission across China, researchers say in a new report. Photo: Getty Images

Bird flu spread in China closely linked to poultry trade, study says

  • Spread of bird flu types H5N1, H7N9 and H5N6 closely connected to poultry trade networks rather than just wild bird migration, researchers say
  • Report has been submitted to the Chinese government in hope it will help improve flu warning systems in China
Topic |   Wellness
The live poultry trade may play a “significant role” in bird flu transmission across China, researchers say in a new report. Photo: Getty Images
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