Con­tact of H7N9 pa­tient also in­fected

China Daily (Canada) - - CHINA -

A close con­tact of the sixth per­son con­firmed in­fected with H7N9 in Hong Kong tested pos­i­tive for the in­fluenza A (H1) virus, Hong Kong health au­thor­i­ties said. The Cen­ter for Health Pro­tec­tion un­der the Depart­ment of Health said on Wed­nes­day that an 18-month-old girl was con­firmed to have been in­fected with the virus. She was treated at Queen El­iz­a­beth Hospi­tal on March 1 and dis­charged on Mon­day, ac­cord­ing to Xin­hua News Agency.

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