Via the Centre for Health Protection, an April 6 news release: CHP closely monitors two additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland. Excerpt:
The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is closely monitoring, as of yesterday (April 5), two additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Jiangsu according to the latest reports of the Mainland health authorities.
The two cases involve a man aged 73 and a woman aged 28 who are currently hospitalised for treatment.
A total of 401 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) have been confirmed in the Mainland, including Zhejiang (138 cases), Guangdong (98 cases), Jiangsu (48 cases), Shanghai (41 cases), Fujian (22 cases), Hunan (20 cases), Anhui (11 cases), Jiangxi (six cases), Beijing (four cases), Henan (four cases), Guangxi (three cases), Shandong (three cases), Guizhou (one case, imported from Zhejiang), Hebei (one case) and Jilin (one case).
Nanjing Ribao has a story about the two cases. Mr. Xu, 73, is in critical condition in a Taizhou hospital. Ms. Rao, 28, reportedly bought a chicken in a Suzhou wet market before falling ill. She too is in hospital in critical condition.