Most of those patients infected with bird flu had reported recent exposure to live poultry or potentially contaminated environments. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong to remain vigilant over bird flu threat, health chief Sophia Chan vows, as Japanese research confirms H7N9 virus can be transmitted via respiratory droplets

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Most of those patients infected with bird flu had reported recent exposure to live poultry or potentially contaminated environments. Photo: SCMP
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