Date
18 November 2017

Shanghai, Zhejiang report H7N9 human infections, govt says

Health authorities in Shanghai and Zhejiang provinces reported one human H7N9 infection each over the weekend, the government said on its official website. The Shanghai patient is an 86-year-old man and the Zhejiang one is a 34-year-old woman from Zhuji city. In addition, the government temporarily closed a food market in Guangzhou’s Zengcheng county on Saturday after three samples from the market tested positive for the H7N9 virus. However, no human infection has been reported in Guangzhou .

– Contact HKEJ at digest@ejinsight.com

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