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#China, #Hunan reported four additional #human cases #H7N9 #influenza, total rises to 24 so far this year (Xinhua, Feb. 9 ‘17)


Title: #China, #Hunan reported four additional #human cases #H7N9 #influenza, total rises to 24 so far this year.

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

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

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Hunan reported four additional human cases H7N9 influenza, total rises to 24 so far this year


2017-02-09 15:43:59 / Source: Xinhua News Agency

Xinhua News Agency, Changsha, February 9 (Reporter Shuai only) reporter learned from a number of authoritative departments in Hunan Province, recently, Hunan Province, four new cases of human infection with H7N9 influenza. Up to now, Hunan Province in 2017 reported 24 cases of human infection with H7N9 influenza cases.

This reporter learned that, recently, Chenzhou City, Hunan Province, confirmed a case of human infection with influenza, the patient is Chenzhou, now the local hospital. Yueyang City, Hunan Province, 3 new cases of human infection with H7N9 influenza, of which Yueyang City, critically ill patient, Yueyang County, is now a top three hospitals in Changsha intensive care unit.

This reporter learned that, in order to implement the Changsha H7N9 avian influenza infection prevention and control measures, recently, Changsha disease control department of the live poultry market transactions in the city on-site supervision of the live bird market is closed, the business environment clean disinfection is implemented and Business households on human infection H7N9 bird flu prevention and control knowledge of the situation to carry out supervision, disease control experts also live in the market environment monitoring, collecting specimens.

It is reported that since November 2016, Yueyang part of the county (city) area disease control department in the surveillance of the external environment of avian flu H7N9 positive specimens were detected, as of now, a total of 39 samples of environmental samples, H7 positive specimens detected 23 , 33 cases of suspected cases of suspected cases. Hunan Province, CDC experts recently rushed to Yueyang and other places for human infection H7N9 bird flu prevention and control work supervision and inspection of the problems found by the supervisor to rectify the deadline to ensure that the prevention and control measures implemented.

It is understood that, in order to make the epidemic prevention and control, Hunan Province at all levels of government has taken joint investigation of the epidemic, the source of infection and other work to prevent and control human infection H7N9 bird flu.


Keywords: China; Hunan; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Human; Poultry.