China has reported an outbreak of the deadly H5N1 bird flu in Hunan province. Photo: SCMP
China has reported an outbreak of the deadly H5N1 bird flu in Hunan province. Photo: SCMP

China reports outbreak of deadly bird flu among chickens in Hunan province, close to coronavirus epicentre of Wuhan

  • Bird flu outbreak in Hunan province, which lies on the southern border of Hubei province, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak
  • Bird flu is much deadlier than either Sars or the coronavirus, but as of yet no human cases have been reported in this outbreak

China has reported an outbreak of the deadly H5N1 bird flu in Hunan province. Photo: SCMP
China has reported an outbreak of the deadly H5N1 bird flu in Hunan province. Photo: SCMP
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