Via Xinhua: China reports two human H7N9 cases, one death.
Two new cases of human H7N9 were reported Thursday in south China's Guangdong Province, and another avian flu patient died on Wednesday after treatment failed, according to a statement from the provincial health authorities.
The new cases are a 59-year-old man surnamed Fu in the provincial capital of Guangzhou. He is in stable condition, the statement from provincial health and family planning commission said.
Another patient is a 76-year-old woman surnamed Wan, who is in serious condition and is receiving treatment at a hospital in Foshan city, it said.
One patient in the city of Yangjiang, who was reported on Jan. 6, died on Wednesday due to respiratory failure, the statement said.
So far, Guangdong has confirmed 18 human H7N9 cases since August. Two of them have died.