Thursday, 28 November 2013

New influenza A(H7N9) virus case in

Chinanews reports a new infection by H7N9 today.

A 57-year old male was confirmed as positive 27-Nov and is in hospital in Hangzhou, the largest city in Zhejiang province. Zhejiang province was the hot spot for H7N9 earlier in the year.

This is the 141st case of H7N9 which emerged in 2013 in south east China. Most of the recent cases have been in Zhejiang.