The Centre for Health Protection has issued a news release: CHP notified of three additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Zhejiang. Excerpt:
The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) today (January 23) received notification of three additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Zhejiang from the National Health and Family Planning Commission.
The cases involve two men aged 53 and 71 and a woman aged 63. They are currently hospitalised for treatment.
As of January 22, a total of 214 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) have been confirmed in the Mainland, including Zhejiang (83 cases), Shanghai (40 cases), Jiangsu (31 cases), Guangdong (26 cases), Fujian (12 cases), Jiangxi (six cases), Anhui (four cases), Henan (four cases), Beijing (two cases), Hunan (two cases), Shandong (two cases), Hebei (one case) and Guizhou (one case, imported from Zhejiang).
The CHP will follow up with the Mainland health authorities for more case details.