A 61-year-old man has become the first person in Hong Kong to die of H7N9 bird flu this season. Photo: Sam Tsang A 61-year-old man has become the first person in Hong Kong to die of H7N9 bird flu this season. Photo: Sam Tsang
A 61-year-old man has become the first person in Hong Kong to die of H7N9 bird flu this season. Photo: Sam Tsang
H7N9 virus

Man, 61, dies of bird flu in Hong Kong after contracting virus in mainland China

Victim had bought live chickens from Dongguan wet market; seasonal flu toll rises to 307, surpassing number who died in 2003 Sars outbreak

Topic |   H7N9 virus
A 61-year-old man has become the first person in Hong Kong to die of H7N9 bird flu this season. Photo: Sam Tsang A 61-year-old man has become the first person in Hong Kong to die of H7N9 bird flu this season. Photo: Sam Tsang
A 61-year-old man has become the first person in Hong Kong to die of H7N9 bird flu this season. Photo: Sam Tsang
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