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UN health agency 'vigilant' about China bird flu outbreak
GENEVA (AP) -- The World Health Organization says an increase in bird flu cases in China this year has not shown sustained human-to-human transmission, but it vows to remain "vigilant" over the puzzling outbreak in which affected fowl don't show any symptoms....

China closes live poultry markets amid deadly flu outbreak
BEIJING (AP) -- China is ordering the closure of live poultry markets in its south-central regions as it grapples with the worst outbreak of bird flu in years that has killed at least 87 people....