The Centre for Health Protection has issued a March 4 news release: CHP notified of an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland. Excerpt:
The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) yesterday (March 3) received notification of an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Zhuhai from the Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province.
The case in Zhuhai involved a man aged 59 who passed away on March 2.
As of yesterday, a total of 371 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) have been confirmed in the Mainland, including Zhejiang (138 cases), Guangdong (82 cases), Jiangsu (42 cases), Shanghai (41 cases), Fujian (20 cases), Hunan (17 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).