China reports 11,000 cases of flu in last week of 2017

Thursday, January 11, 2018

According to the Chinese National Influenza Center, flu has been on the rise in recent weeks, and was prevalent during the last week of 2017 with 11,253 cases reported, up from 7,730 the previous week.

The National Health and Family Planning Commission has asked medical organs at all levels to reserve enough antiviral medicines, and allocate medical resources and equipment such as respirators and monitors to treat severe cases, Xinhua reports.