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Fatality from bird flu confirmed in Canada

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Thursday, January 09, 2014

BBC: An Alberta resident has died from the H5N1 avian influenza strain, becoming the first fatal case in North America.

H5N1 infects the lower respiratory tract deep in the lung, where it can cause deadly pneumonia.

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