More deaths in China from new bird flu; U.S., Japan on guard

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By Fayen Wong and Clare Baldwin SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China said it was mobilizing resources nationwide to combat a new strain of bird flu that has killed six people, as Japan and Hong Kong stepped up vigilance and the United States said it was closely monitoring the situation. All of the 14 reported infections from the H7N9 bird flu strain have been in eastern China and at least four of the six dead are in the financial hub of Shanghai, a city of 20 million people. ...