A worker sprays a poultry farm amid an H5N1 alert in Bhopal, India. Photo: EPA-EFE A worker sprays a poultry farm amid an H5N1 alert in Bhopal, India. Photo: EPA-EFE
A worker sprays a poultry farm amid an H5N1 alert in Bhopal, India. Photo: EPA-EFE
India

Indian boy dies of bird flu in country’s first such case of human death

  • It is likely the first case of H5N1 among humans in India and the country’s first human bird flu death, local media said
  • But a doctor assured residents there was no need to panic as human-to-human transmission of the H5N1 virus was very rare

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A worker sprays a poultry farm amid an H5N1 alert in Bhopal, India. Photo: EPA-EFE A worker sprays a poultry farm amid an H5N1 alert in Bhopal, India. Photo: EPA-EFE
A worker sprays a poultry farm amid an H5N1 alert in Bhopal, India. Photo: EPA-EFE
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