Beijing : The world's first case of H10N3 avian (bird) influenza case found in China, According to a report by the Global Times, the mouthpiece of the Chinese Communist Party, the first case of human infection has been reported from H10N3 avian influenza in east China's Jiangsu province.
Chinese health officials said on Tuesday that it is an occasional case of human transmission from a chicken and has a very low risk of large scale spreading. The patient infected with the H10N3 virus is a 41-year-old man from Xinjiang, a city in Jiangsu province. According to a notice issued by China's national health commission on Tuesday, the man had fever and other symptoms on April 23 and was admitted to a local medical institute for treatment on April 28.
A complete genetic analysis of the virus obtained from the patient showed that his H10N3 virus was tested positive, making him the first human to be infected with H10N3. So far, experts at the Chinese Health Commission (NHC) claim that the entire genetic analysis of the virus shows that the virus is rooted in birds H10N3 and did not have the ability to infect humans.