18 Apr 2013

H7N9, Zhejiang: Two additional birdflu cases (Ifeng, April 18 2013)

[Source: Ifeng, full text: (LINK). Automatic translation from Chinese.]

H7N9, Zhejiang: Two additional birdflu cases

2013 04 18, 2011 18:42 Source: China News

BEIJING, Hangzhou, April 18 (Reporter Shao Yanfei intern Shauna) Zhejiang Provincial Health Department Bulletin, as of April 18, 2011 15:00 April 18, Zhejiang Province, add two cases of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza. Up to now, Zhejiang found that people infected with H7N9 avian influenza cases of 27 cases and 2 deaths.

Patients Shen, female, 54 years old, self-employed, Jiaxing, onset on April 13, a hospital in Jiaxing treatment.

Xu patients, male, 69 years old, retired, Hangzhou, onset on April 11, Hangzhou, a hospital for treatment.

Detected by the Zhejiang Provincial Center for Disease Control, more than 2 patients specimens are infected with the H7N9 avian influenza virus nucleic acid positive. Discussion organized by the Zhejiang Provincial Health Department experts on the patient's clinical manifestations, epidemiological data and laboratory test results, diagnosis of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases.

Currently, two patients were seriously ill, the hospital is under active treatment. (End)

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