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Saturday, January 4, 2014
#H7N9 Shanghai Reports New Case
The Centre for Health Protection today verified with the National Health & Family Planning Commission an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Shanghai affecting a 86-year-old man.
The case was confirmed yesterday, and the man is now being treated in a local hospital.
To date, 145 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) have been confirmed in the Mainland, including Zhejiang (51 cases), Shanghai (34 cases), Jiangsu (28 cases), Guangdong (six cases), Jiangxi (six cases), Fujian (five cases), Anhui (four cases), Henan (four cases), Beijing (two cases), Hunan (two cases), Shandong (two cases) and Hebei (one case).
The centre will follow-up with Mainland health authorities on the case.
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