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New strain of bird flu 'one of most lethal'

NEED TO KNOW
  • 22 deaths in China, 108 infections since March
  • Birds from poultry market tested positive for virus
A World Health Organisation (WHO) logo is displayed at their office in Beijing on April 19, 2013.

A new strain of bird flu is now one of the most deadly viruses ever seen.

22-people have died from the flu since last month.

108-cases have been confirmed in China.

World health experts say some birds in poultry markets have tested positive for the virus, but they still don't know how people are catching the bug.

More from the World Health Organization: Avian influenza A(H7N9) virus

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