China’s Latest Bird Flu Patient Discharged From Hospital – Xinhua

From Xinhua:

The latest patient was discharged from an unidentified hospital on Dec. 26 in the eastern province of Jiangsu, local health authorities said.

After being treated for about 20 days, the patient, surnamed Lu, 52, had recovered sufficiently to leave under the care of family members, the Provincial Health Department said.

Lu, father of a young man who died from the H5N1 strain of bird flu in the same city, developed a fever days after his son’s death was confirmed as having been from bird flu. Medical experts immediately sent the elder man to a designated hospital for treatment. [Full Text]

December 29, 2007, 6:00 AM
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