Title: #China, #Hunan reported a new case of #human #infection with #H7N9 #influenza, 8 cases in total so far.
Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, epidemic in China.
Source: China National Emergency Broadcasting (CNEB), full page: (LINK). Article In Chinese, edited.
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Hunan reported a new case of human infection with H7N9 influenza, 8 cases in total so far
2017-01-17 11:39 Source: Emergency Integrated Network
Changsha, January 17 (Fu Jingyi) Hunan Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced on the 17th, January 16, Hunan Province, a new case of human infection with H7N9 influenza.
As at 16:00 on January 16, Hunan Province in 2017 has reported eight cases of human infection with H7N9 influenza, of which 3 cases of death.
The new case was detected in Hengyang City, Shek Kwu District, a woman, 36 years old, history of contact with poultry. At present, the patient in critical condition, the organization of experts active treatment.
Close contacts of the patient do not show fever, cough and other flu-like symptoms so far.
Experts predict that exposure to live poultry market in Hunan Province, human avian influenza is still the main source of infection and risk factors. With the Lunar New Year approaching, frequent live poultry transactions, the public attention to prevention.
Experts advise the prevention of avian influenza, should avoid contact with chickens, ducks, wild birds and other poultry and their secretions and excreta; contact with poultry and their secretions and excreta after using soap, mobile water to clean hands; try to avoid exposure Poultry meat, eggs, fully cooked and then eat; contact with poultry do personal protection, to protect the birds, poultry, eggs, poultry, poultry, poultry, Wearing masks, rubber gloves; to maintain good environmental hygiene and personal hygiene habits, wash their hands, pay attention to the room ventilation. Such as sneezing, coughing and other respiratory symptoms, use paper towels, handkerchiefs cover nose and mouth, to prevent infection of others; fever, cough, sore throat, general malaise and other symptoms, should wear masks; such as the recent contact with poultry Condition or exacerbations, should wear a mask in a timely manner to the hospital fever clinic for medical treatment, and inform the doctor of recent contact history of poultry.
Keywords: China; Hunan; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Human.