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Guizhou reports new H7N9 case

(Xinhua)    09:14, March 17, 2017

GUIYANG, March 16 (Xinhua) -- One human infection of H7N9 bird flu has been reported in southwest China's Guizhou Province, local health authorities said on Thursday.

The patient, a 61-year-old male in Zunyi City, is receiving treatment in the ICU of a local hospital, according to the provincial health and family planning commission.

H7N9 is a bird flu strain first reported to have infected humans in China in March 2013. Infections are most likely occur in winter and spring. 

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