China's Sichuan reports human case of H5N6 bird flu - state media
Reporting by Min Zhang, Colin Qian and Ryan Woo; Editing by Jacqueline Wong, Reuters
Jul 15, 2021
BEIJING, July 15 (Reuters) - China has confirmed one case of human infection with the H5N6 strain of bird flu in Sichuan province, state media said on Thursday.
The 55-year old male infected with the bird flu in Bazhong city had been sent to hospital and local authorities have culled poultry in the vicinity, said the state broadcaster CCTV.