China reports one more H7N9 bird flu death
Published on Jan 10, 2014 9:09 PM
BEIJING (REUTERS) - China reported one more death from the H7N9 strain of bird flu in eastern Fujian province, state news agency Xinhua said on Friday.
A 38-year-old man from Quanzhou city died after being found infected earlier on Friday, Xinhua said, citing the province's health and family planning commission.
Xinhua said this was the first human case of H7N9 in Fujian this year.
Separately, Xinhua said two people were infected with H7N9 in eastern Zhejiang province - a 79-year-old woman and a 30-year-old man.
To continue reading, log in if you are a subscriber
Enjoy 2 weeks of unlimited digital access to The Straits Times. Get your free access now!