The Centre for Health Protection has issued a March 1 news release: CHP notified of two additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland. Excerpt:
The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) yesterday (February 28) received notification of two additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Zhejiang from the National Health and Family Planning Commission.
The cases in Zhejiang involve two girls aged 6 and 7 who are currently hospitalised for treatment.
As of yesterday, a total of 369 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) have been confirmed in the Mainland, including Zhejiang (138 cases), Guangdong (81 cases), Jiangsu (42 cases), Shanghai (41 cases), Fujian (20 cases), Hunan (16 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).