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Hong Kong sees second H7N9 case in a week: Report

Published on Dec 6, 2013 8:38 PM
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Officials test poultry at the border with mainland China in Hong Kong as part of measures against the spread of the deadly H7N9 bird flu, on April 11, 2013. Hong Kong on Friday, Dec 6, 2013, saw its second human case of the deadly H7N9 bird flu, according to a report, the second case to come to light in less than five days. -- FILE PHOTO: AFP 

HONG KONG (AFP) - Hong Kong on Friday saw its second human case of the deadly H7N9 bird flu, according to a report, the second case to come to light in less than five days.

An 80-year old man has been infected and is hospitalised in the southern Chinese city, broadcaster RTHK reported.