NHFPC notifies additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Jiangsu
The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) received notification today (January 8) from the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Jiangsu affecting a woman aged 54.
The patient, who lives in Nanjing, was admitted to a local hospital for treatment. Her specimen tested positive for the avian influenza A(H7N9) virus by the relevant health authority of Jiangsu Province last night.
To date, a total of 151 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) have been confirmed on the Mainland. They are in Zhejiang (52 cases), Shanghai (34 cases), Jiangsu (29 cases), Guangdong (10 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).
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
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