China records world’s first case of human infection with H10N3 bird flu

China records world’s first case of human infection with H10N3 bird flu



China has reported the first case of human infection with the H10N3 strain of bird flu from the country's eastern Jiangsu province, China's National Health Commission said on Tuesday June 1.



The man, a 41-year-old resident of the city of Zhenjiang, was hospitalised on April 28 after developing a fever and other symptoms, the NHC said in a statement.


The patient was diagnosed as having the H10N3 avian influenza virus on May 28, National Health Commission said in a statement without elaborating on how the man had got infected with the virus.


The man was stable and ready to be discharged from hospital. Medical observation of his close contacts had not found any other cases.Latest Post Follow us on Google newsTwitter and on Facebook
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