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The China National Health and Family Planning Commission reported today on eight additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) with onset of symptoms between March 23 and April 21.

Influenza A (H7N9) virus/CDC

Influenza A (H7N9) virus/CDC

Details of the cases are as follows:

1. A man aged 61 in Wuxi, Jiangsu, with exposure to a poultry market who died on April 19;
2. A man aged 69 in Wuxi, Jiangsu, with exposure to a poultry market who died on April 14;
3. A man aged 36 in Changzhou, Jiangsu, with exposure to poultry and in serious condition;
4. A woman aged 27 in Nantong, Jiangsu, with exposure to a poultry market and in serious condition;
5. A female farmer aged 67 in Nantong, Jiangsu, with exposure to poultry who died on April 14;
6. A woman aged 49 in Wenzhou, Zhejiang, with exposure to a poultry market and in serious condition;
7. A man aged 52 in Wuxi, Jiangsu, with exposure to a wet market and in serious condition; and
8. A male farmer aged 58 in Yantai, Shandong, with exposure to a poultry market and poultry and in serious condition.

From 2013 to date, 747 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) have been reported by the Chinese health authorities.

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  1. […] The China National Health and Family Planning Commission reported today on eight additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) with onset of symptoms between March 23 and April 21. Details of the cases are as follows: 1. A man aged 61 in Wuxi, Jiangsu, with exposure to a poultry market who died on April 19; 2. A […] Asia – Outbreak News Today […]

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