6 Things You Should Know About the H7N9 Situation Centers for Disease Control
Flu is in the headlines again. On April 1, the World Health
Organization (WHO) first reported 3 human infections with a new
influenza A (H7N9) virus in China. Since then, additional cases
have been reported.
Most of the people reportedly infected have had severe
respiratory illness and, in some cases, have
died. Fortunately, there are currently no reported cases of
H7N9 in the U.S. or anywhere outside of China.
The CDC is following this situation closely and is coordinating
with domestic and international partners to take routine