The Centre for Health Protection has issued a news release: CHP notified of one additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland. Excerpt:
The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) yesterday (February 25) received notification of one additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Foshan from the Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province. The patient is a man aged 71 who is currently hospitalised for treatment.
As of yesterday, a total of 362 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) have been confirmed in the Mainland, including Zhejiang (135 cases), Guangdong (80 cases), Jiangsu (41 cases), Shanghai (41 cases), Fujian (20 cases), Hunan (14 cases), Anhui (nine cases), Jiangxi (six cases), Beijing (four cases), Henan (four cases), Guangxi (three cases), Shandong (two cases), Guizhou (one case, imported from Zhejiang), Hebei (one case) and Jilin (one case).