Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Virus in a Wild Land Bird in Central China, Late 2015

This study reports the first isolation of H7N9 virus from a magpie-robin (Copsychus saularis) in Hubei Province, Central China, in late 2015. Genetic analysis showed that it shares a common ancestor with the poultry H7N9 viruses from Jiangxi in 2014