Avian Flu in China
China confirmed its second human fatality from bird flu. The 35-year-old woman died Tuesday after developing a fever and pneumonia-like symptoms following contact with sick and dead poultry, the Health Ministry said. The woman, who lived in Xiuning County in Anhui province in eastern China, tested positive for H5N1. China’s first confirmed bird-flu death was also a woman from Anhui. More. Plus, see the WHO’s report on human cases.