Monday, January 13, 2014

BBC: WHO: China increased 6 from #H7N9 bird flu

January 13, 2014

Concerns about increased risk

With the Chinese New Year and Spring Festival approaching transport, large-scale movement of people and trade of live poultry slaughter, fears that the epidemic could bring more risks.
The latest deaths was a 38-year-old man in Fujian Province, the incidence of this month on the 3rd, the 8th hospital, two days after the death. That patients with primary disease, including tuberculosis and pneumoconiosis.
China's official Xinhua News Agency reported, Guizhou Province and another one from the H7N9 deaths, but WHO has not yet been confirmed.
Hong Kong government said on Monday, where there was a 65-year-old H7N9 patient has died, the same has not been confirmed by the WHO.
WHO reiterated that there is no evidence that the virus can be easily and consistently among people infected; As a source of human infection is still under investigation.

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