The five-day ban on the sale of live poultry follows the discovery of the deadly H7N9 virus in a third of samples taken at wet markets in Guangzhou. Photo: K.Y. Cheng The five-day ban on the sale of live poultry follows the discovery of the deadly H7N9 virus in a third of samples taken at wet markets in Guangzhou. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
The five-day ban on the sale of live poultry follows the discovery of the deadly H7N9 virus in a third of samples taken at wet markets in Guangzhou. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
H7N9 virus

Guangzhou wet market H7N9 bird flu fears spark five-day ban on the sale of live poultry

The ban was instigated after 33 per cent of samples from 50 wet markets and five live poultry wholesale markets in the city tested positive for the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus up to February 5

Topic |   H7N9 virus
The five-day ban on the sale of live poultry follows the discovery of the deadly H7N9 virus in a third of samples taken at wet markets in Guangzhou. Photo: K.Y. Cheng The five-day ban on the sale of live poultry follows the discovery of the deadly H7N9 virus in a third of samples taken at wet markets in Guangzhou. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
The five-day ban on the sale of live poultry follows the discovery of the deadly H7N9 virus in a third of samples taken at wet markets in Guangzhou. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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