Date
18 October 2017

China H7N9 caseload still to peak, broadcaster says

China is expected to record more human H7N9 cases during the winter-spring peak flu season, China National Radio reported Tuesday, citing Feng Zijian, deputy director of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Shenzhen and Zhejiang province each reported three new human cases of the avian flu virus Tuesday, according to statements from local health bureaus. With 29 cases so far this year, Zhejiang has the highest total in the country. In addition, a Jiangsu patient confirmed with the virus on a trip to Taiwan in late December died in Taipei Monday, Xinhua reported Tuesday.

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