Medical officials say that the 32-year-old daughter of the 60-year-old man, who later died from the disease, did not handle infected birds herself. She fell ill about a week after she last saw her father.
The H7N9 virus is believed to circulate in poultry stocks without sickening birds, making it harder for experts to identify and eliminate outbreaks in birds. Experts say there is no evidence that the virus is spreading from person to person.
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