Saturday, July 20, 2013

A New A(H7N9) Case in China (map)

Today, Xinhua reported a new influenza A(H7N9) case in China, a 61-year old woman who become symptomatic on July 10 in Hebei province. [1] This is a significant case for several reasons. There is a 50 day gap between the onset date for the last reported case, the young boy in Beijing, and this woman. Hebei now becomes the 11th province in China to report A(H7N9) cases. H7N9 has not gone away and is still spreading geographically.


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