Friday, March 6, 2015   

(H7N9 watch) Elderly man in Jiangxi under observation
(04-25 11:58)

Health authorities in eastern Jiangxi reported the province's first suspected human case of H7N9 avian influenza today.
The provincial center of disease control and prevention has sent the patient's samples to the national lab to confirm the diagnosis, Xinhua reports.
The patient, a 69-year-old man, has been admitted to the No 3 Hospital in Nanchang, the provincial capital. His condition is not known.
The city's disease control authority has quarantined 14 people who have had close contact with the patient. None of them have exhibited any abnormal symptoms.
The National Health and Family Planning Commission said in update yesterday that the total number of H7N9 cases reported in the mainland stood at 108, including 23 who have died. Most cases were reported in east China's Shanghai Municipality and the provinces of Zhejiang, Jiangsu and Anhui.
   
Other China breaking news:
(NPC) Yuan convertibility under capital account gathers pace (37 mins ago)
New South Wales pleads for more Chinese capital amid weak business investment (1 hr 7 mins ago)
Suspect shot dead after Guangzhou knife attack, nine injured (1 hr 24 mins ago)
Infected Anhui farmer takes provincial avian flu tally to six (03-05 17:15)
495,800 moved overseas to study last year (03-05 17:11)
Two new deputy governors named to central bank (03-05 17:05)
Economic planner rejects further stimulus (03-05 17:02)
(NPC) Staying the course on Taiwan (03-05 12:05)
(NPC) Limits to be set on local government debts (03-05 12:01)
(NPC) Beijing lays down 7pc economic growth goal (03-05 11:20)

More breaking news >>

© 2015 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.