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#Analysis of recent #scientific #information on #avian #influenza A(#H7N9) virus - 10 February 2017 (@WHO, edited)

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14 Feb 2017

#China, #Hubei: #Wuhan reported 10 cases of #H7N9 #influenza, the highest number in 5 years (Feb. 14 ‘17)

 

Title: #China, #Hubei: #Wuhan reported 10 cases of #H7N9 #influenza, the highest number in 5 years.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human cases in Hubei province of China.

Source: Local Media, full page: (LINK).

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Wuhan confirmed 10 cases of H7N9 avian influenza, the largest number of infections in 5 years

2017-02-14 22:21:00 / Source: China News Network (Beijing) Report

Recently, the city has been diagnosed with 10 cases of H7N9 avian influenza, the largest number of infections in 5 years. The number of H7N9 avian influenza cases has been confirmed in the city of H7N9. After the early positive prevention and control, the first wave of the epidemic has been successfully curbed.

According to reports, this year occurred in China from the most serious H7N9 avian flu outbreak in 2013, the situation in Wuhan and the country is basically the same.

As of 13, Hubei this year, a total of 22 cases diagnosed H7N9 cases. Among them, 10 cases of confirmed in Wuhan City, has been discharged in 2 cases, are critically ill patients, the largest number of infections for 5 years.

Wuhan City, the avian flu epidemic, the earliest cases in early January, the last case is February 1, then no new cases, we can see that after the active prevention and control, the first wave of the epidemic has been successfully curbed, the current city was stable Down trend. However, monitoring shows that H7N9 virus is still widely distributed in the live poultry market, so do not rule out the late emergence of cases, but not more than before.

In view of the current there is no targeted vaccine, Wuhan City, designated Zhongnan Hospital, the city medical treatment center, the city lung hospital, the city center hospital after the lake area, the city of Western medicine hospital, the city children's hospital, the Union Hospital West 12 hospitals For the fixed-point treatment of hospitals, H7N9 avian influenza treatment to isolation, anti-virus, Chinese medicine treatment mainly. At the same time, all the city's two or more medical institutions to carry out outpatient fever patients and hospital monitoring monitoring, sampling, testing and other investigation.

In addition, Wuhan City, also closed 445 live poultry trading market, 1016 operating households have stopped selling and other trading behavior. Market surveillance for the positive point of live birds are slaughtered, there are currently 26,413 poultry were treated. Requiring reclamation of poultry in rural areas.

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

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