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Euro Surveill. 2013 Oct 24;18(43). pii: 20616.

Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus re-emerges in China in winter 2013.

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Department of Infectious Diseases, Zhejiang Provincial Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China.

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  • Euro Surveill. 2013;18(45):pii/20629.

Abstract

Through a national surveillance system for unexplained pneumonia, a severe case of influenza A(H7N9) in a man in his mid-30s was identified in Zhejiang Province, China on 14 October 2013. Epidemiological and clinical findings were consistent with the patterns reported during the outbreak in spring 2013, and laboratory findings showed that the virus had 99.6% identity with earlier H7N9 viruses identified in humans in the spring except for five mutations in the NA gene.

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