A man in China has come down with the H5N6 bird flu in Sichuan province, according to a report from Reuters.

The 55-year old male infected with the bird flu in Bazhong city had been sent to hospital and local authorities have culled poultry in the vicinity, said the state broadcaster CCTV.

Experts believe that the infection was an occasional case and “the risk of an invisible epidemic is extremely low”, the media said.

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