TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (May 25) raised its travel advisory for the Chinese provinces of Shandong and Fujian to a Level 2 alert, following reports of children infected with avian influenza A (H9N2) in both places. During the daily update on Taiwan’s coronavirus cases Monday, CECC Spokesman Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥) pointed out that the World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed more human cases of H9N2 in China in May, including a six-year-old in Shandong and a newborn in Fujian. Chuang said both patients had a history of exposure to domestic poultry and have recovered after displaying mild symptoms.

 

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