10-02-2014 02:40 AM | China

Bird flu cases continue to rise in China

The Center for Infectious Diseases and Policy (CIDRAP) notes that China reported seven more H7N9 influenza cases, including the second one this year from Beijing.

Aside from Beijing, areas reporting fresh cases include Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Guangdong, and Hunan provinces. Unfortunately, the Asian News Network reports that bird flu cases are likely to persist as the weather grows colder, with the number of human infections growing.
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