Beijing : The world’s first case of a person infected with the H3N8 strain of bird flu has been reported in Henan province of China. According to media reports, the National Health Commission (NHC) of China has confirmed the matter in a statement. He said that due to this the risk of infection among people is less.
What did China’s National Health Commission say?
In fact, the National Health Commission of China has reported that the H3N8 strain of bird flu has been detected in a child. He has got many other symptoms including fever. A four-year-old boy was examined and found to be infected with the virus. According to the NHC, none of the child’s close relatives were infected with the virus. It said that the child got infected by coming in contact with chickens and chickens in the house.
H3N8 is found in horses, dogs and birds
The Health Commission said H3N8 has already been detected in horses, dogs and birds. But this is the first case of a person being infected with H3N8. A preliminary evaluation determined that the variant did not yet have the potential to infect humans effectively and that the risk of large-scale epidemics was low.