The Centre for Health Protection has issued this January 27 news release: Three additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland closely monitored by DH. The Zhejiang cases were reported here earlier today (Sunday). The Jiangsu case is new. Excerpt:
According to the latest reports of the Mainland health authorities, as of yesterday (January 26), three additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) were confirmed in Zhejiang (two cases) and Jiangsu (one case). The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is closely monitoring the situation.
The cases in Zhejiang involved two men aged 40 and 65, both of whom are currently hospitalised for treatment.
The case in Jiangsu involved a man aged 76 who is still under treatment in hospital.
As of yesterday, a total of 240 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) have been confirmed in the Mainland, including Zhejiang (100 cases), Shanghai (41 cases), Jiangsu (33 cases), Guangdong (30 cases), Fujian (13 cases), Jiangxi (six cases), Anhui (four cases), Henan (four cases), Beijing (three cases), Hunan (two cases), Shandong (two cases), Hebei (one case) and Guizhou (one case, imported from Zhejiang).