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#Avian #Influenza #H7N9 in #China: Preventing the Next #SARS (@WHO, Apr. 2 ‘17)

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25 Feb 2017

#China, #Jiangxi province reported two #human cases of #H7N9 #influenza in the last ten days; 30 so far this year (Feb. 25 ‘17)

 

Title: China, Jiangxi province reported two human cases of H7N9 influenza in the last ten days; 30 so far this year.

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

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

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Jiangxi reported two new human cases of H7N9 influenza, epidemic stabilized

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2017 / February 25 13:24:20

February 24, Jiangxi Provincial Health Commission issued the latest H7N9 epidemic report: from 2017 January 1 to February 23, the province reported 30 cases of H7N9 influenza with 10 deaths.

Between February 13 and Feb. 23, Jiangxi Province, reported two new human cases. At present, Jiangxi Province H7N9 epidemic tends to be stable.

Reporters learned that the current H7N9 epidemic remains widespread, H7N9 virus transmission is still from the birds to people, exposure to infected birds or exposed to live poultry market is an important risk factor for human infection.

It is reported that the most recent period, H7N9 sporadic cases may continue to appear. Experts recommend that the public should avoid contact with dead birds in daily life, try to avoid direct contact with live birds; should be purchased with quarantine certificate of fresh, live, frozen poultry and related poultry products; pay attention to food hygiene, food processing to be done Cooked to improve; self-protection awareness, found that there are fever and respiratory symptoms, should wear a mask, as soon as possible treatment.

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

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