Updated: 2013-03-14 07:02
864 deaths caused by infectious diseases in February
A total of 360,240 cases of infectious diseases were reported on the Chinese mainland last month, resulting in 864 deaths, the Ministry of Health said on Wednesday. Altogether, 240,374 cases were identified as Class B infectious diseases, 853 of which were fatal. Class B infectious diseases include AIDS, tuberculosis and dysentery.
(China Daily 03/14/2013 page2)