18 January 2019

One more H7N9 human infection reported in Zhejiang, Xinhua says

One more human case of H7N9 bird flu has been confirmed in China’s eastern Zhejiang province, taking such cases in the province to two this year, Xinhua news agency reported late Thursday, citing the local health authority. The patient is said to be a 51-year old woman. Meanwhile, the Nanfang Daily quoted experts as saying that more individual H7N9 cases are likely to be reported in Guangdong province in the near term. However, the risks of large-scale infection are rather low, it said.

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