Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Shanghai man dies after 2 Months from H7N9 avian influenza, becomes 38th fatality

A man diagnosed with avian influenza H7N9 approximately two months ago, has succumbed to the new viral disease, say the Shanghai Municipal Health and Family Planning Commission, the Indo-Asian News Service reports Saturday.

The 59-year-old man becomes the 38th death reported due to the bird flu virus.

To date, there are a total of 132 laboratory-confirmed cases, including 38 deaths.