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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

China : Shanghai reports 1 H7N9 death

Via Xinhua :

" A man died from the H7N9 strain of bird flu in east China's Shanghai Municipality on Wednesday, local health authorities said.

The Shanghai native surnamed Gu, 56, died early Wednesday morning, the Shanghai Municipal Health and Family Planning Commission said.

It was confirmed that Gu was infected with the H7N9 virus on April 11.

Shanghai has so far reported 33 human infections. Fifteen of these patients have made full recoveries and been discharged from hospitals, 16 died and the remaining two are still being treated, the commission said."

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