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Published On: Sun, Jan 19th, 2014

China reports three new human H7N9 avian flu cases in Zhejiang Province

Three additional cases of human H7N9 avian influenza have been confirmed in China’s Zhejiang Province, according to a Zhejiang Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission press release today (computer translated).

This negatively-stained transmission electron micrograph (TEM) captured some of the ultrastructural details exhibited by the new influenza A (H7N9) virus. Image/Cynthia S. Goldsmith and Thomas Rowe

This negatively-stained transmission electron micrograph (TEM) captured some of the ultrastructural details exhibited by the new influenza A (H7N9) virus.
Image/Cynthia S. Goldsmith and Thomas Rowe

The specifics on the three cases are as follows:

Patient 1: Moumou, male, 53 years old, Shaoxing Zhuji people. January 18 date confirmed human infection H7N9 avian influenza. Hangzhou is now a hospital for treatment for severe.

Patients 2: Shao Moumou, male, 54 years old, Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou people. 1 January the 18th confirmed human infection H7N9 avian influenza. Hangzhou is now a hospital, was critical.

Patients 3: Moumou, male, 61 years old , Binjiang District, Hangzhou people. 1 month on the 19th confirmed human infection H7N9 avian influenza. Hangzhou is now a hospital for treatment for severe.

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