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Person with first human case of bird flu strain dies in Mexico, WHO confirms

A person with prior health complications who contracted the first human case of a subtype of bird flu has died in Mexico City, says the World Health Organization.

The 59-year-old died on April 24 after developing a fever, shortness of breath, diarrhoea, nausea and general discomfort, WHO said in a statement on Wednesday, local time. 

WHO said the current risk of bird flu to the general population is low.

Wed 5 Jun 2024



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