Bird flu case raises fears of undiagnosed infections

 作者:扶骆以     |      日期:2019-03-02 08:14:00
(Image: stock.xchng) A NEW case of human-to-human transmission doesn’t prove that H5N1 bird flu is learning to spread among humans, but it reinforces fears that there could be many more undiagnosed human infections in China. It may also point to a potential cure. Last November, a salesman hospitalised in Nanjing, China, with fever, diarrhoea and pneumonia was given antibiotics for suspected bacterial infection, but tested positive for H5N1 shortly before he died. The next day his father fell ill with a nearly identical virus,