Two more human H7N9 cases in China

Updated: 2014-04-02 23:37


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GUANGZHOU - Two more people were confirmed infected with H7N9 bird flu in two Chinese provinces, health authorities said Wednesday.

A 68-year-old man from Guangzhou in South China's Guangdong province was confirmed with the bird flu and is in critical condition, according to the provincial health department.

Infection of another man, 28, from Suzhou City in East China's Jiangsu province was confirmed on Wednesday by the provincial health department.

The man raises chickens and pigeons at home and is in critical condition.

China has reported more than 120 human H7N9 cases this year, leading to at least 38 deaths.