China confirms another human bird flu case

Health authorities in the southern China province of Jiangxi have confirmed a new case of a person infected by the H7N9 strain of avian influenza, state news agency Xinhua said late on Saturday. The 53-year-old man is being treated in hospital in provincial capital Nanchang and is in a critical condition, Xinhua said in a brief report. A total of 17 people have been infected with bird flu in China so far this winter, at least two of whom have died.
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