Date
20 August 2017

Zhejiang H7N9 bird flu cases rise to 11, Xinhua says

The Zhejiang Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission said on Tuesday that it has confirmed two more human cases of the H7N9 strain of bird flu, taking the total number of cases in the province to 11, Xinhua news agency reported the same day. Meanwhile, Fujian province also confirmed on Tuesday one new case of human H7N9 infection. Flu experts have warned that the strain has entered its peak season and urged the public to stay away from live poultry and take necessary precautions, the report said.

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