Location Shanghai China
After nearly a month of no news regarding H7N9 in China we’ve our second report out of Shanghai in three days, this time regarding a 37 year-old woman who is reportedly in critical condition.
Although not mentioned in this CHP notification, the statement on the Shanghai Municipal Commission On Health And Family Planning lists this woman from neighboring Jiangsu Province.
This from Hong Kong’s CHP.
The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today (April 7) closely monitoring an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in the Mainland, and again urged the public to maintain strict personal, food and environmental hygiene both locally and during travel.
According to the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning, the patient is a 37-year-old woman who is under treatment in critical condition.
To date, 620 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) have been reported by the Mainland health authorities in Guangdong (181 cases), Zhejiang (167 cases), Jiangsu (73 cases), Fujian (59 cases), Shanghai (47 cases), Hunan (26 cases), Anhui (24 cases), Xinjiang (10 cases), Jiangxi (10 cases), Shandong (six cases), Beijing (five cases), Henan (four cases), Guangxi (three cases), Jilin (two cases), Guizhou (two cases) and Hebei (one case).