New Discovery: H1NO3 Bird Flu
China has officially reported their first human case of the H1NO3 Bird Flu.
China’s National Health Commission has confirmed that a 41-year-old man in China’s eastern province of Jiangsu became the first human case of infection with the H10N3 strain of bird flu.
In a Reuters report, the man, a resident of the city of Zhenjiang, was hospitalized on April 28. He reportedly developed fever and other symptoms related to bird flu. He was diagnosed as having the H10N3 avian influenza virus on May 28.
Chinese health authorities however did not give details on how the man had been infected with the virus. The man is now in stable condition and ready to be discharged from the hospital.
Close contacts of the man showed no signs of the avian flu. Russia detects the first cases of H5N8 bird flu in humans. There are many different strains of the bird flu found in China and some of them transfer to humans.