1 Mainland H7N9 case reported
May 05, 2013
The Centre for Health Protection verified with the National Health & Family Planning Commission today a human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Fujian.
It involves a 69-year-old man who is receiving treatment in hospital. His nine close contacts are normal.
As of 9pm today, a total of 128 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 (four cases), Shandong (two cases), Beijing (one case) and Hunan (two cases).
No human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) has been identified so far in Hong Kong.