Fri. Jul 1st, 2022

As part of China’s emergency response to the H7N9 bird flu on technological front, China formally launched a research project on Wednesday for developing a vaccine for H7N9.

China, vaccine, H7N9, human infection 

Jointly launched by the Ministry of Science and Technology and the National Health and Family Planning Commission here, the move is expected to make a vaccine ready within seven months, an official statement said.

China officially confirmed the occurrence of human infection with the H7N9 virus late last month.

So far, the country has reported a total of 33 H7N9 cases, including nine which ended in fatalities.

Source: Xinhuanet

By vivian