Human infections with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus in China – update 3

As of 9 May 2013, 130 laboratory confirmed human cases with A(H7N9) virus including 32 fatalities  in China have been reported from eight provinces (Anhui, Fujian, Henan, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shandong and Zhejiang) and two municipalities (Beijing  and Shanghai). In addition, one case has been reported from Taipei Centers for Disease Control.

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