Monday, April 20, 2015   

Two Guangzhou men infected with H7N9 bird flu
(01-16 11:37)

Four new human infections of the fatal H7N9 bird flu have been reported in three provinces in China.
Guangdong reported two new cases including a 48-year-old man surnamed Xie and a 55-year-old man surnamed Wang, who are both seriously ill and receiving treatment in Foshan and Shenzhen respectively.
One new case has been reported in eastern Shanghai Municipality. A 35-year-old man surnamed Wu from nearby Zhejiang Province is being treatment in Shanghai.
This brings the total number of cases reported in Shanghai to four this year.
And Zhejiang Province also reported one new patient, a 41-year-old man surnamed Hou in Hangzhou City – the 12th H7N9 case in Zhejiang in 2014.
So far this year, human infections of H7N9 have also been reported in the provinces of Jiangsu and Fujian. A suspected case was also reported in southwestern Guizhou Province Monday.—Xinhua
   
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