Title: #HK, CHP closely monitors #human case of #avian #influenza A(#H7N9) in #Jiangxi, #China.
Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human case in Jiangxi 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 Jiangxi
The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (January 5) closely monitoring an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Jiangxi, 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 Jiangxi Province, the male patient, aged 48 and from Jiujiang, has been hospitalised in Nanchang and is in a stable condition.
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/Thursday, January 5, 2017 / Issued at HKT 17:25 / NNNN
Keywords: HK PRC SAR; Updates; China; Jiangxi; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Human.