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Title: #China, #Jiangsu confirmed a case of #human #infection with #H7N9 virus.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, epidemic situation in China.

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

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Jiangsu confirmed a case of human infection with H7N9 virus


2017-01-13 13:51

January 12, 2017, the Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission, Provincial Center for Disease Control report, Jiangsu Province reported a case of human infection with H7N9 avian flu.

The case is a male, 36 years old, a Yongcheng resident, with history of hypertension. Long-term in Zhejiang Province, engaged in the production and sale of roast duck, about December 25, 2016 cough fever, January 2, 2017 to return to the city of Yongcheng, January 4 to Xuzhou treatment, but on January 11 passed away. January 10, Xuzhou City, CDC on the patient specimens for testing and review, the result is H7N9 positive.

Yongcheng health and family planning departments under the guidance of the provincial expert group to carry out epidemic prevention and control follow-up related work on the investigation found a total of 16 close contacts for medical isolation observation, there is no fever and other abnormal symptoms.



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