On December 28, 2015, avian influenza A(H5N6) was detected in a throat swab sample from a patient (female, 26 years of age) with severe pneumonia by Shenzhen Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). On December 31, 2015, another H5N6–positive case was detected in throat swab and tracheal aspirate samples from a patient (female, 40 years of… (More)
Fourteen influenza A(H7N9) viruses were isolated from poultry or the environment in live poultry markets in Guangdong Province, China during 2014-2015. Phylogenetic analysis showed that all viruses were descended from viruses of the second wave of influenza A(H7N9) virus infections during 2013. These viruses can be divided into 2 branches.