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Technicians wearing protection suits begin to cull poultry at a poultry wholesale market, where H7N9 bird flu virus was detected in pigeon samples, in Shanghai, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

Technicians wearing protection suits begin to cull poultry at a poultry wholesale market, where H7N9 bird flu virus was detected in pigeon samples, in Shanghai, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
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Passengers from China walk behind a map of China, part of a signboard regarding H7N9 bird flu, near the quarantine station at Haneda international airport in Tokyo April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Passengers from China walk behind a map of China, part of a signboard regarding H7N9 bird flu, near the quarantine station at Haneda international airport in Tokyo April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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A woman wears a face mask inside a subway station in Shanghai, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A woman wears a face mask inside a subway station in Shanghai, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Technicians wearing protection suits begin to cull poultry at Huhuai poultry wholesale market, where the H7N9 bird flu virus was detected in pigeon samples, in Shanghai April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

Technicians wearing protection suits begin to cull poultry at Huhuai poultry wholesale market, where the H7N9 bird flu virus was detected in pigeon samples, in Shanghai April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
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An employee wearing a protection suit sprays disinfectant on chickens at a poultry market in Hefei, Anhui province April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

An employee wearing a protection suit sprays disinfectant on chickens at a poultry market in Hefei, Anhui province April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
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A technician shows the test reagents for the H7 influenza infection (L) and the N9 influenza infection at the centre for diseases control and prevention in Hefei, Anhui province April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

A technician shows the test reagents for the H7 influenza infection (L) and the N9 influenza infection at the centre for diseases control and prevention in Hefei, Anhui province April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
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A technician (not pictured) shows a paper giving the composition and instructions on use of the H7N9 bird flu virus test reagent at the centre for diseases control and prevention in Hefei, Anhui province April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

A technician (not pictured) shows a paper giving the composition and instructions on use of the H7N9 bird flu virus test reagent at the centre for diseases control and prevention in Hefei, Anhui province April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
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Technicians wearing protection suits begin to cull poultry at Huhuai poultry wholesale market, where the H7N9 bird flu virus was detected in pigeon samples, in Shanghai April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

Technicians wearing protection suits begin to cull poultry at Huhuai poultry wholesale market, where the H7N9 bird flu virus was detected in pigeon samples, in Shanghai April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
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A dove flies near a Chinese flag fluttering at a park in Shanghai April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song

A dove flies near a Chinese flag fluttering at a park in Shanghai April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Doves rest on a tree near a Chinese flag fluttering at a park in Shanghai April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song

Doves rest on a tree near a Chinese flag fluttering at a park in Shanghai April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Doves rest on a tree at a park in Shanghai April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song

Doves rest on a tree at a park in Shanghai April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A mandarin duck sleeps on a lake at Beijing Zoo, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A mandarin duck sleeps on a lake at Beijing Zoo, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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A girl tires to feed a goose under the help of her father at Beijing Zoo, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A girl tires to feed a goose under the help of her father at Beijing Zoo, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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A girl gestures a goose at Beijing Zoo, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A girl gestures a goose at Beijing Zoo, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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A pigeon is seen in a cage at a yard, in central Beijing, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A pigeon is seen in a cage at a yard, in central Beijing, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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A woman wearing a face mask walks along a shopping area in downtown Shanghai, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A woman wearing a face mask walks along a shopping area in downtown Shanghai, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Men wearing face masks are pictured on an escalator at a shopping mall area in downtown Shanghai, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Men wearing face masks are pictured on an escalator at a shopping mall area in downtown Shanghai, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A technician carries out a test on a suspected infected sample using the H7N9 bird flu virus test reagents at the centre for diseases control and prevention in Hefei, Anhui province April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

A technician carries out a test on a suspected infected sample using the H7N9 bird flu virus test reagents at the centre for diseases control and prevention in Hefei, Anhui province April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
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A man wears a face mask as he walks in a shopping area in downtown Shanghai April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A man wears a face mask as he walks in a shopping area in downtown Shanghai April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A child with the flu receives treatment at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

A child with the flu receives treatment at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
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A chicken is seen at a yard in central Beijing, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A chicken is seen at a yard in central Beijing, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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The claws of a chicken are seen at a yard in central Beijing, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

The claws of a chicken are seen at a yard in central Beijing, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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A chicken is seen at a yard in central Beijing, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A chicken is seen at a yard in central Beijing, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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A chicken is seen at a yard in central Beijing, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A chicken is seen at a yard in central Beijing, April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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