Dec 20, 2021 05:26 PM

Hemorrhagic Fever Cases Rise in Northwest China

What’s new: The capital of Northwest China’s Shaanxi province has since October recorded a number of cases of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS), with local authorities pointing out the figure is “significantly” higher than earlier this year and the same period last year.

The number of severe cases and deaths has also increased compared with previous years, according to a Wednesday report (link in Chinese) published by the Xi’an disease control center, which didn’t specify how many cases had been detected.

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