Avian influenza (H7N9) virus infection in Chinese tourist in Malaysia, 2014
Lee, Shiu Fee
Jeffree, Mohamad Saffree
Tambyah, Paul Anantharajah
Yeo, Tsin Wen
Date of Issue2015
Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
Of the ≈400 cases of avian influenza (H7N9) diagnosed in China since 2003, the only travel-related cases have been in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Detection of a case in a Chinese tourist in Sabah, Malaysia, highlights the ease with which emerging viral respiratory infections can travel globally.
Emerging infectious diseases
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