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Shanghai Chicken Served With Blood Shunned as Bird Flu Spreads

Wu Liangui left Shanghai’s Xiao Shaoxing restaurant with a delicacy his daughter wants him to avoid. Inside a plastic box were slices of white-cut chicken, traditionally served rare so that blood seeps from the bones.

“My daughter says I am committing suicide,” the gray-haired 65-year-old said. “But I really enjoy a dinner of chicken and rice wine and I won’t be giving it up easily.”