SHANGHAI - Hangzhou, the capital of eastern Zhejiang province, on Saturday became the second city in China to suspend live poultry trade and slaughter birds to curb the spread of the deadly H7N9 strain of avian flu.
Two women take pictures of a cockerel in Beijing. Chinese authorities are warning people to avoid cpntact with fowl as concern about the H7N9 virus mounts. (AFP Photo)
The virus, which has killed two people in Hangzhou, was found on Friday in quail sold in a market in the city, the Xinhua News Agency said on Sarurday.
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