Thanks to Maria Paz Bertoglia for tweeting the link to this Xinhua report: Zhejiang new case of human infection of bird flu H7N9. Excerpt from a Google translation:
Zhejiang add one case of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza cases. Patients Mr. Yu, male, 30 years old. Confirmed on 5 December, and now the First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine for treatment.
Reporters learned that the infection of H7N9 avian influenza virus of Mr. Yu, Zhejiang University is in a hospital last Wednesday confirmed 57-year-old Mr. Zhang's son.
Up to now, the second half of H7N9 avian influenza infection in Zhejiang Province increased by 4 people, including one case of H7N9 bird flu in Jiaxing died.
Currently, Mr. Yu Zhang, together with the father, lived in a hospital infection Zhejiang Branch isolation ward. Admitted to the ward in the first half of this year over most of the H7N9 bird flu patients.
Zhejiang an infection, deputy director Joseph Leung told reporters last week confirmed Zhang critical condition, still in the rescue.
Last week, Mr. Zhang fever pneumonia, from Zhejiang Anji home to an emergency room visits during sudden exacerbations, respiratory failure. After being diagnosed with the H7N9 avian influenza infection.
Doctors told the family, the family kept six chickens, chickens before the disease usually is Zhang, cleaning chicken. Doctors have speculated that Zhang H7N9 avian influenza infection, probably related with these birds carry the virus. Mr. Zhang was diagnosed shortly after their son Mr. Yu high fever symptoms. After testing, the swabs were positive for H7N9 virus, at present, Mr. Yu received, including anti-virus, including the "Four anti-two balancing" treatment, his condition is still stable, conscious and does not need the help of ventilator-assisted breathing equipment.
So now we have a family cluster; now we'll have to wait to see if the cluster includes more than two persons.