21 February 2020

New human H7N9 cases in China, HK, authorities say

Seven more people were confirmed to be infected with H7N9 bird flu in mainland China and Hong Kong on Wednesday, according to latest government statements. Zhejiang and Guangdong provinces reported three new cases each, while Hong Kong recorded the fifth H7N9 patient. The number of confirmed cases in Zhejiang has risen to 85 this year, the highest among all regions.

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