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Friday, February 11, 2011

China : Man dies of lethal flu virus in south China

Via China Daily :

" GUANGZHOU : A man died of lethal flu virus known as A/H1N1 in south China's Guangdong Province after treatment failed Wednesday, provincial authorities said Thursday.

His death takes the number of dead in China from A/H1N1 to 21 for 2011. The man, 55, was first found with the virus on January 13. Eight days later, he was admitted to a local hospital in Shenzhen City where he died, according to a statement from Guangdong's public health department.

A/H1N1 has re-emerged in China over the past two months. The country has reported 129 severe cases of A/H1N1 since the end of 2010, after 18 straight weeks without any severe cases."

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