Title: #HK CHP closely monitors #human case of #avian #influenza A(#H7N9) in #Guizhou.
Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human case in Guizhou Province of China.
Source: Centre for Health Protection, Hong Kong PRC SAR, full page: (LINK).
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CHP closely monitors human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Guizhou
The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (January 10) closely monitoring an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Guizhou, and again urged the public to maintain strict personal, food and environmental hygiene both locally and during travel.
According to the Health and Family Planning Commission of Guizhou Province, the patient aged 52 from Qiannan was involved in poultry selling before onset and has been hospitalised.
The public may visit the CHP's pages for more information:
- the avian influenza page,
- the weekly Avian Influenza Report, global statistics and affected areas of avian influenza,
- the Facebook Page and
- the YouTube Channel.
Ends/Tuesday, January 10, 2017 / Issued at HKT 18:20 / NNNN
Keywords: HK PRC SAR; Updates; China; Guizhou; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Human.