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24 April 2013 Update - Human Infection with Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Virus in China

As of April 24, 2013 (16:00 Beijing Time), there is no additional case of human infection with influenza A(H7N9) virus was laboratory confirmed (16:00 April 23-16:00 April 24 Beijing Time).

To date, a total of 108 cases have been laboratory confirmed with influenza A(H7N9) virus in mainland China, including 14 recovered and discharged and 23 deaths. These cases are distributed over 7 provinces/municipalities, including Beijing (1 case, 0 death), Shanghai (33 cases, 12 deaths), Jiangsu (24 cases, 4 death), Zhejiang (42 cases, 6 deaths), Anhui (4 cases, 1 death), Shandong (1 case, 0 death) and Henan (3 cases, 0 death). So far, all confirmed human infections with A(H7N9) are sporadic cases, and there is no evidence of ongoing human-to-human transmission.

Note: From 24 April 2013 the situation of the human infection with A(H7N9) will be updated every week.

Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention(China CDC)

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