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In China, consumers seem to shrug off deadly bird flu outbreak

February 17, 2017, 6:38 am by Reuters Health News

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Four years ago, a bird flu outbreak in China killed at least three dozen people, triggered mass poultry culling, put masks on millions of Chinese faces and hammered shares in fast food and travel companies.


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