A Deadly New Bird Flu Strain

People wear face masks outside the Princess Margaret Hospital Friday in Hong Kong. Local authorities stepped up the testing of live poultry imports from China to include a rapid test for the H7N9 bird flu virus, as the 10th victim of the influenza strain was confirmed in mainland China Thursday.

( Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images / April 12, 2013 )

People wear face masks outside the Princess Margaret Hospital Friday in Hong Kong. Local authorities stepped up the testing of live poultry imports from China to include a rapid test for the H7N9 bird flu virus, as the 10th victim of the influenza strain was confirmed in mainland China Thursday.

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