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H7N9 bird flu kills about 1/3 hospitalised patients: study

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The H7N9 bird flu that hit China this year killed over a third of hospitalised patients, said researchers Monday who labelled the virus "less serious" but probably more widespread than previously thought. 

In this photo taken on May 14, 2013 two nurses walk outside an isolation hospital in southwest Shanghai. The H7N9 bird flu that hit China this year killed over a third of hospitalised patients, said researchers Monday who labelled the virus "less serious" but probably more widespread than previously thought.

They warned watchdogs not to take comfort from a lull in new infections, as the virus may reappear in the autumn.

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