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Bird Flu reported in China
A new human case of bird flu was reported in China on Saturday
The patient, an 86-year-old woman was confirmed as being infected with h7n9, the bird flu virus, on Friday and is now receiving treatment at a local hospital.
The patient bought chickens at a local poultry market prior to being infected.
To avoid more infections, city officials on Saturday ordered the temporary closure of all poultry markets for three months starting at the end of January.