China says woman dies after infected with bird flu

A woman in eastern China has died after being infected with bird flu, Xinhua news agency said on Sunday.

China says woman dies after infected with bird flu
A woman in eastern China has died after being infected with bird flu, Xinhua news agency said on Sunday, citing provincial health authorities, in the second human infection reported in two days.

The 27-year-old woman surnamed Zhang, from Jinan, capital of China's eastern Shandong province, died on Saturday after falling ill on Jan. 5, Xinhua said, citing an unnamed official with the provincial health department.

"The national disease prevention and control centre on Sunday confirmed that she was infected with the H5N1 strain of avian influenza," it said.


Reuters
Last Mod: 18 Ocak 2009, 17:32
Add Comment