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Friday, August 9, 2013

China reports new suspected human infection with H7N9

Via Xinhua :

" A new suspected case of human infection of the H7N9 strain of avian influenza was reported on Friday in south China's Guangdong Province.

The Guangdong Provincial Department of Heath announced that the sample from a female patient in Huizhou City had tested positive for the virus in initial tests on Tuesday.

The 51-year-old woman had reported contacts with live poultry, the department said.

The sample has been submitted to the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention for confirmation, it said."

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