17-02-2014 03:23 AM | China

China reports new H7N9 cases, cities ban poultry trading

Chinese cities have stepped up control of the live poultry trade as the number of human H7N9 bird flu infections continues to rise.

Health authorities in east China's Anhui Province on Saturday reported a new human H7N9 infection. A teenage girl was diagnosed in a hospital in Huaining County, Anqing City on Friday. She is in stable condition.

The health department in south China's Guangdong Province on Saturday also reported two new H7N9 infection cases. A 4-year-old girl in the provincial capital of Guangzhou is in stable condition. The other patient, a 79-year-old man, also in Guangzhou, is said to be critically ill.
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