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May 22, 2013

May 22, 2013

Study of H7N9 cases shows extent of severe disease

(CIDRAP News) – Researchers from China today published a detailed clinical analysis of 111 patients sickened in the country's H7N9 influenza outbreak that showed how severe patients' illnesses have been, with 77% admitted to intensive care units (ICUs).

May 16, 2013

May 16, 2013

New reports yield clues about H7N9 detection, links to poultry

(CIDRAP News) – Though the steady stream of new H7N9 cases has tapered, the pace of publications on the new virus is still brisk, with new reports today on Taiwan's case, a link between markets and human cases, and risk assessment and planning for possible scenarios in Europe.

Apr 24, 2013

Apr 24, 2013

Taiwan reports first H7N9 case outside of China

(CIDRAP News) – Taiwan health officials today announced that a 53-year-old man who had recently traveled to China is hospitalized in critical condition with a novel H7N9 infection, the first such case to be detected outside of China.


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