One dead from new avian flu strain in China; older strain has infected more than 300 people

By William Wan, February 5, 2014

BEIJING — Scientists say a new strain of avian flu has killed a woman in China and infected at least one other person.

In a study published Wednesday in the Lancet medical journal, Chinese researchers detailed the recent spread of the H10N8 virus, saying “the pandemic potential of this novel virus should not be underestimated.”

Read full article >>