"China H7N9 Bird Flu Area Spreads, Two New Deaths: Gov"

"BEIJING -- China's H7N9 bird flu spread west to the central province of Henan on Sunday, as government websites and state media reported two deaths and 11 new cases nationwide."

"The new strain of the flu had been confined to the eastern city of Shanghai and nearby Zhejiang, Jiangsu and Anhui until Saturday when the first case was reported in Beijing.

In total 60 people have been infected and 13 have died of the disease since Chinese authorities announced two weeks ago they had found H7N9 in humans for the first time."

AFP had the story April 14, 2013.


"Scientists Race To Stay Ahead Of New Bird Flu Virus" (NPR)

Source: AFP, 04/15/2013