Seasonal Flu Vaccine Protects Against H7N9 Bird Flu

February 18, 2015 10:14 PM

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A 33-year-old pregnant woman from China has become the latest victim of the H7N9 virus, the same bird-transmitted infection that caused worldwide alarm when it first emerged in 2013.

Officials say as of Tuesday there have been 51 confirmed cases of H7N9 in the Guangdong province on the South China Sea coast, according to the Chinese news service Xinhua.

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