H7N9 vaccine expected ready within 7 months
Updated: 2013-04-11 01:25
Jointly launched by the Ministry of Science and Technology and the National Health and Family Planning Commission here, the move is expected to make a vaccine ready within seven months, an official statement said.
China officially confirmed the occurrence of human infection with the H7N9 virus late last month.
So far, the country has reported a total of 33 H7N9 cases, including nine which ended in fatalities.