China Bird Flu Epidemic: This Is What A Deadly Virus Outbreak Looks Like [PHOTOS]

By Philip Ross on April 17, 2013 6:15 PM EDT

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China’s Bird Flu Epidemic: This Is What A Deadly Virus Outbreak Looks Like [PHOTOS]

As of Wednesday morning, the new H7N9 strain of deadly bird flu in China has infected 82 people and killed 17.

Municipal governments are taking action, incinerating tens of thousands of birds to contain the outbreak. Officials' attempts are being met by panic as investigators warn that the virus might be spreading from person to person.

Click through the slideshow to see images from the deadly virus outbreak in Japan.  

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