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Weekly Update (6-13 May 2013) - Human Infection with Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Virus in China

[2013-05-14]

As of May 13, 2013 (16:00 Beijing Time), additional one cases of human infection with influenza A(H7N9) virus were laboratory confirmed (16:00 May 6 - 16:00 May 13 Beijing Time). The newly confirmed case is from Jiangxi. There are four more deaths and 15 additional cases recovered.

To date, a total of 130 cases have been laboratory confirmed with influenza A(H7N9) virus in mainland China, including 57 recovered and 35 deaths. So far, all confirmed human infections with A(H7N9) are sporadic cases, and there is no evidence of ongoing human-to-human transmission.

Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention(China CDC)

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