News & Perspective

Feb 17, 2014

Feb 17, 2014
H7N9

Eight more H7N9 cases reported in China

The H7N9 cases reported in the past 3 days are from four of China's provinces.

Feb 14, 2014

Feb 14, 2014
Backyard chickens

China reports two more H7N9 cases, one fatal

The slowdown continues, with only two new cases in Guangdong province, one of China's hotspots.

Feb 13, 2014

Feb 13, 2014
DNA segment

H7N9 cases pause; new report details reassortants

A genetic analysis hints that reassortants could be one factor fueling recent cases.

Feb 12, 2014

Feb 12, 2014
China passports

Malaysia reports first H7N9 case outside China

The Malaysia case is the first one outside China, and 8 other H7N9 cases were confirmed.

Feb 11, 2014

Feb 11, 2014
Chicken in window

China reports one more H7N9 case, one death

The rate of new infections slowed today, as the WHO confirmed seven previously reported cases.

Feb 10, 2014

Feb 10, 2014
Huangshan mountains, Anhui province

H7N9 illness total grows by 13, with 2 more deaths

The new infections include the first 2 cases of the second wave from Anhui province.

Feb 05, 2014

Feb 05, 2014
Older Asian woman in hospital bed

Study reaffirms that H7N9 rarely spreads person to person

A Chinese study suggests that H7N9 may spread person to person only with prolonged close contact, if at all.

Feb 04, 2014

Feb 04, 2014
Map of China

Ten new H7N9 cases push outbreak total past 300

The cases are from five provinces, mostly in the south, and include three deaths.

Feb 04, 2014
Influenza virus

Study: H10N8 virus in first human case is novel strain

The virus carries genes from H9N2 viruses and has a mutation linked to adaptation to mammals.

Feb 03, 2014

Feb 03, 2014
China on globe

China reports 14 more H7N9 cases, 3 fatal

The new cases include 4 in children, as the second wave tilts more toward southern China.

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