MAC warns of H5N6 human infection fear in China’s Yunnan Province

Taiwan News
Date: 2015-07-15
By: Central News Agency

Taipei, July 15 (CNA) The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) issued a level-2 travel alert for China’s Yunnan Province Wednesday after the southwestern province reported a human infection of H5N6 avian flu. The 37-year-old woman died July 10 after developing H5N6 symptoms July 6, according to Chinese health officials. Travelers to the area should stay alert and pay attention to their personal hygiene, the MAC said as it raised its travel alert for Yunnan on its three-level scale. Other cities and provinces in China remain at the level-one alert, it said. The council uses a three-tier warning system, with level 3 the most severe, meaning that people are advised against traveling to the destination.     [FULL  STORY]

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