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has not received any reports of human bird flu anywhere in the country, Xinhua news agency reported.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - A 12-year-old girl has died suffering flu-like symptoms in a village in central China where the mainland's third outbreak of bird flu in a week has been reported, the South China Morning Post said on Thursday.
However, China's health ministry has not received any reports of human bird flu anywhere in the country, Xinhua news agency reported.
If confirmed, it would be China's first known human death from bird flu which experts across the world fear could mutate to spread easily from human to human and become a pandemic.
He Yin and her 10-year-old brother fell ill about a week ago after eating a chicken that had died from an unspecified illness in the village of Wantang, the Post said, quoting their father, He Tieguang.
No Bird Flu Here...... NOT