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Weekly Update (13-20 May 2013) - Human Infection with Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Virus in China

[2013-05-22]

As of May 20, 2013 (16:00 Beijing Time), no new case of human infection with influenza A(H7N9) virus was laboratory confirmed (16:00 May 13 - 16:00 May 20 Beijing Time). There are one more death 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 72 recovered and 36 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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