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#Avian #Influenza #H7N9 in #China: Preventing the Next #SARS (@WHO, Apr. 2 ‘17)

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20 Jan 2017

#China, #Hunan added two cases of #human #infection with #H7N9 #influenza, total rises to 13 so far this year (Jan. 20 ‘17)

 

Title: #China, #Hunan added two cases of #human #infection with #H7N9 #influenza, total rises to 13 so far this year.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, current epidemic situation in Hunan province of China.

Source: Local Media, full page: (LINK). Article in Chinese, edited.

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Hunan added two cases of human infection with H7N9 influenza, total rises to 13 so far this year

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2017-01-20 12:12:00 Source: Xinhua

On Jan. 20th the Hunan Provincial Center for Disease Control informed that on January 19, 2017 two new cases of human infection H7N9 influenza have been confirmed.

With the 2 new cases, this year’s toll rises to 13 cases, of which 5 died.

The first case is a male, 57 years old, Loudi City Xinhua County, a history of contact with poultry. Patient is in critical condition, positive organization of experts to treat.

The second case is a male, 75 years old, Chenzhou City, North Lake District, January 18 due to critical illness rescue invalid death.

None of the close contacts of the cases had fever-like or cough-like flu-like symptoms.

Hunan Provincial Center for Disease Control, according to the introduction, as at 19:00 on January 19, Hunan Province in 2017 were reported cases of human infection with H7N9 influenza in 13 cases, 5 cases of death.

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Keywords: China; Hunan; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Human.

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