Infectious Diseases 2007

Infectious Diseases 2007

China says soldier infected with avian influenza

China 26 May, 2007 The 19-year-old soldier was diagnosed with the disease on May 18th and is receiving treatment at a military hospital.
The soldier developed symptoms of fever, cough and pneumonia on May 9. He was sent to an army hospital on May 14 and has been hospitalized since then.
China's most recent reported human death from avian influenza was in March. Last weekend, China confirmed an outbreak of the H5N1 among poultry in the central province of Hunan.