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1 New Case of Avian Flu Found in Zhejiang
2013-10-26 10:19:45

Date of issue: Oct. 24, 2013

  The Department of Health of Zhejiang Province announced on Oct. 23rd that one new case of human infection with the H7N9 avian flu has been found in our province.

  Patient Chen, male, 67, farmer, resident of Xiuzhou District, Jiaxing, developed symptoms on Oct. 16. He is now receiving treatment in a hospital in Jiaxing. After a review of test results by the provincial Disease Control and Prevention Center, the sample of the patient tests positive for H7N9 avian influenza virus nucleic acid. The experts organized by Jiaxing City studied the patient’s clinical manifestations, epidemiology literature and laboratory test results and have confirmed that this is a case of human infection with the H7N9 avian flu.

  The patient is in serious condition and the hospital is making all efforts to cure him.  

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