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19 November 2010 @ 01:30 pm
7-year-itch? (updated @ 1:25pm SGT)  

Originally published at Tumble Dailies. Please leave any comments there.

After 7 years of dormancy, H5N1 resurfaces!!

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Hong Kong raises bird flu alert level [Taken from Todayonline.com]

HONG KONG – A Hong Kong woman who contracted H5N1 bird flu – the first case in the city since 2003 – has been quarantined in intensive care and the government will inspect poultry markets over the next few days.

There was no indication of human-to-human transmission of the influenza and eight close contacts of the 59-year-old woman are showing no symptoms, Dr York Chow, Secretary for Food and Health, said yesterday.

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