1 Mainland H7N9 case reported
April 29, 2013
The Centre for Health Protection verified with the National Health & Family Planning Commission today a human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Shandong.
The case involves a four-year-old boy who is receiving treatment in hospital. He is stable. His father is the 36-year-old man who was the first confirmed case in Shandong.
As of 9pm today, a total of 125 cases have been laboratory confirmed with avian influenza A(H7N9) in the Mainland, which included Zhejiang (46 cases), Shanghai (33 cases), Jiangsu (27 cases), Anhui (four cases), Henan (four cases), Jiangxi (five cases), Fujian (two cases), Shandong (two cases), Beijing (one case) and Hunan (one case).
No human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) has been identified so far in Hong Kong.