Title: #China, #Hubei Province reported two new #human cases of #H7N9 #influenza.
Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human cases in the Hubei province of China.
Source: Xinhua, full page: (LINK). Article in Chinese, edited.
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Hubei Province reported two new human cases of H7N9 influenza
2017-01-26 / Source: Xinhua
January 24, by the Jiangxi Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention review, combined with clinical manifestations and epidemiological survey results, 1 case of H7N9 confirmed cases in our province.
The patient is a male, 65 years old, now lives in the town of Huangmei County, a week before the onset of history of contact with poultry and poultry trading market exposure history. At present the patient in critical condition, isolated hospital in Jiangxi Province sentinel treatment, the close contacts still asymptomatic.
The same day, the Hubei Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention review, combined with the clinical manifestations and epidemiological investigation of the results, confirmed a case of H7N9 in our province.
The patient is a female, 78 years old, now lives in Hanchuan City, Liu Township. At present the patient in critical condition, in Hanchuan City hospital isolation treatment, the close contacts were still asymptomatic.
At present, China has entered the high season of H7N9 influenza epidemic, human H7N9 influenza infection and the risk of continued increase in the incidence. Since 2017, the province has confirmed three cases of human infection H7N9 cases.
Keywords: China; Hubei; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Human.