WHO Confirms Additional H7N9 Cases In China

News sources report that WHO confirms additional cases of H7N9 reported in China.

CIDRAP News: Four more Chinese H7N9 cases reported
“Three locations in eastern China reported a total of four more H7N9 influenza cases today, and the World Health Organization (WHO) fleshed out details on six previously reported patients, revealing that all of them had links to poultry…” (Schnirring, 1/15).

WHO: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus — update
“On 13 January 2014, the National Health and Family Planning Commission of China notified WHO of six additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus, and the death of a previously reported case…” (1/15).

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