More sporadic cases of the avian flu virus H7N9 continue in China

The avian influenza virus H7N9 continues to cause sporadic infections and occasional deaths. The latest provinces to report cases include Anhui (4), Beijing (1), Fujian (1), Hubei (1), Jiangsu (3), Jiangxi (1), and Zhejiang (4).

Advice

While the risk for the general traveller remains very low, travellers should still avoid visiting live poultry markets where this and other bird flu viruses might be present.