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http://theextinctionprotocol.wordpress.com/2013/08/07/china-reports-first-case-on-h7n9-human-to-human-transmission/
The case of a father and daughter in China who both became infected with H7N9 bird flu provides the strongest evidence yet that the virus can transmit from person to person, experts say. The father, a 60-year-old living in the Jiangsu province of eastern China, fell ill about five to six days after he visited a live poultry market in March, according to a new report that details the case today (Aug. 6) in the British Medical Journal. The man’s 32-year-old daughter, who became ill about two weeks later, did not visit poultry markets, but did spend several days caring for her sick father before he was admitted to the hospital. Both patients became severely ill, developing fevers and pneumonia, and later died from the disease. Genetic testing revealed that the patients were infected with nearly identical strains of H7N9. The most likely explanation for these cases is that the father became infected with H7N9 from a poultry market (or the poultry he purchased there), and then he passed the virus directly to his daughter, according to the researchers, at the Jiangsu Province Centre for Disease Control and Prevention.

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