Sunday, August 31, 2014   

One elderly man in Zhejiang dies from H7N9 bird flu virus, two more critical
(01-13 14:16)

Zhejiang Province reported three new human infections of the fatal H7N9 bird flu at the weekend.
The infected persons include a 75-year-old woman surnamed Li, from Zhuji City; a 78-year-old man surnamed Zong from Yiwu City and a 34-year-old man surnamed Meng from Ningbo City.
Li was confirmed to be infected with the disease on Saturday and has died, according to the provincial health authorities. The two others are now in critical condition.
The three new cases bring the total cases reported in Zhejiang Province to seven in 2014.
So far this year, human cases of the bird flu virus have also been reported in the provinces of Fujian, Jiangsu, and Guangdong as well as in Shanghai Municipality.—Xinhua
   
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