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5 Jan 2017

#China, #Guangdong reported two #human cases of #H7N9 #avian #flu virus, one of #H9N2 (China News, Jan. 5 ‘17)

 

Title: #China, #Guangdong reported two #human cases of #H7N9 #avian #flu virus, one of #H9N2.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 & H9N2 subtypes, human cases in Guangdong Province of China.

Source: China News, full page: (LINK). Article in Chinese, edited.

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Two human cases of H7N9 virus infection in critical condition

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At 09:12 on January 5, 2017 Source: Guangzhou Daily - H7 virus suddenly increased the city held a joint prevention and control meeting

Zhongshan reported that two cases of human infection H7N9 avian influenza cases, 1 case of H9N2 cases, in the autumn of 2016 to January 2, 2017, Zhongshan total reported 2 cases of human infection H7N9 avian influenza cases, 1 case of H9N2 cases.

Of which H9N2 cases have been cured, two cases of H7N9 is currently in critical condition, as of 4 am, two patients infected with H7N9 ICU wards are still in the treatment.

It is understood that three patients infected with avian influenza were living in three townships, Xiaolan Town and Tanzhou Township, which infected H9N2 patients from Tan Chau, is a 9-month-old baby, the patient's condition Light, has been cured and discharged.

The two patients from Xiaolan and three rural age of 55 years of age, early onset of mild symptoms, and no significant fever, cough symptoms, has repeatedly in the community health station, but in the event of high fever, with shortness of breath, symptoms Significantly increased to a higher level after comprehensive medical treatment, followed by Zhongshan "severe pneumonia" monitoring system monitoring found that the final diagnosis of H7N9 infection.

According to the epidemiological survey data, three cases of pre-disease history of exposure to live poultry market, and its market environment has been exposed to the detection of the corresponding type of avian influenza virus. City Center for Disease Control, said the recent market environment monitoring virus positive rate increased significantly, the expert risk assessment that Zhongshan is also likely to occur in the near future the new case of avian flu, the city's prevention and control situation is grim.

Zhongshan City Center for Disease Control and Prevention Li Li, chief of health and epidemic prevention, since December 2016, Guangdong Province and other provinces and cities nationwide H7N9 cases showed a rapid upward trend, and the number of reported cases increased significantly over the same period last year; reported cases of epidemic There were no obvious changes in the characteristics of the study: the majority of the male and the elderly were the majority, the farmers, retirees and housework and unemployed were the main factors; the exposure patterns of the reported cases also showed no obvious change, Locations are mainly live poultry markets. "It is worth mentioning that, in previous years we do outside the market environment monitoring, H9 virus mostly, but in December 2016 began, H7 virus suddenly increased, because the H7 virus than the H9 virus 'powerful', it attracted our attention. "Li Lei said.

Yesterday afternoon, held in Zhongshan City, the Joint Conference on prevention and treatment of major diseases, member units of the prevention and control meetings, seminars and deployment of prevention and control work. At the meeting, Yang Wenlong, standing committee member and executive vice mayor of Zhongshan Municipal Government, requested the relevant departments to implement the 1110 system of live poultry trading market, namely "one day cleaning, one week cleaning, one closing January" and "zero inventory" , Continue to strengthen the inspection and detection of professional departments, health dollars, agriculture and other departments in accordance with their respective responsibilities to strengthen the monitoring of the environment, poultry. In addition, we must step up publicity to inform the public how to prevent and control science, so that early detection, early diagnosis and early treatment. Municipal Bureau of Wei Jixi Lei Jumin recommended the experience in Shenzhen City as soon as possible to expand the live bird restricted area, at the same time in the appropriate time before the Spring Festival of live poultry market "rest" measures, in addition to do the source prevention and control work .

Edit: Zuo Shengdan

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Keywords: China; Guangdong; H7N9; H9N2; Avian Influenza; Human.

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