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Three more H7N9 cases have been confirmed, two from mainland China and one in Hong Kong.
Lab tests have detected 11 more H7N9 cases, including a fatal one, and Hong Kong has confirmed another H7N9 death.
Six more H7N9 cases were reported in China today, keeping the pace of infections close to last spring's peak.
The pace of H7N9 equals last year's peak of activity, with 23 new cases in the past 4 days.
The rise in H7N9 cases sees no let-up, as a 3-person family cluster is reported.
With China celebrating its Lunar New Year today, new reports of H7N9 cases slowed.
The Malaysia case is the first one outside China, and 8 other H7N9 cases were confirmed.
A genetic analysis hints that reassortants could be one factor fueling recent cases.
As cases continue, researchers find a mutation that might enhance disease severity.
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