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Four More Bird Flu Cases in China

by Dr. Enozia Vakil on  February 23, 2014 at 3:32 PM Bird Flu News   - G J E 4
The health authorities have confirmed four more bird flu cases in China.
 Four More Bird Flu Cases in China
Four More Bird Flu Cases in China
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A 50-year-old man from Changchun City in China's Jilin province was confirmed to have the virus by the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Xinhua quoted the provincial government's information office as saying.

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The man, surnamed Liang, a poultry breeder, and is in a stable condition in hospital.

Another three H7N9 cases were also confirmed Friday in Guangdong province, including one death.

A 46-year-old woman from Zhaoqing City and a 69-year-old man in Jiangmen City are in hospital receiving treatment. A 64-year-old man from Guangzhou City, however, died Tuesday, health authorities said.

There have been more than 120 human H7N9 cases reported in China so far this year and at least 32 deaths, according to latest official figures.

Source: IANS
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