More H7N9 human infections reported in China
Fatalities caused by H7N9 human infections have been reported in multiple provinces across China.
“Eight cities in east China’s Jiangxi Province reported a total of 28 human H7N9 avian flu cases, including seven fatalities, from Jan. 1 to Feb. 12 this year, the provincial health and family planning commission said Thursday,” said a report.
At least 192 infections, including 79 fatalities, were reported in 16 provinces in January, health authorities said.
Human infections of H7N9 avian flu strain was first reported in China in March 2013.