China invites international expert team to assess H7N9 virus outbreak

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A team of international experts is heading for China this weekend to investigate the deadly H7N9 outbreak in the country.

The influenza virus has killed 14 people so far, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

H7N9 is a subgroup of a virus that normally circulates in birds and WHO does not know why humans are now being infected.

Dianne Penn reports.

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