Via the Centre for Health Protection: CHP verifies with NHFPC a human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Zhejiang. Excerpt:
The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) verified with the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) today (January 9) a human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) affecting a woman aged 51 in Zhejiang.
The case was confirmed yesterday (January 8) and the patient is receiving medical treatment in a hospital in Hangzhou and is in serious condition.
To date, a total of 152 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) have been confirmed on the Mainland. They are in Zhejiang (53 cases), Shanghai (34 cases), Jiangsu (29 cases), Guangdong (10 cases), Jiangxi (six cases), Fujian (five cases), Anhui (four cases), Henan (four cases), Beijing (two cases), Hunan (two cases), Shandong (two cases) and Hebei (one case).
The CHP will follow up with the Mainland health authorities for more case details.