Title: #China, #Sichuan confirmed two additional #human cases of #H7N9 #influenza, total rises to 6 so far.
Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human cases in Sichuan province of China.
Source: Local Media via Xinhua, full page: (LINK). Article in Chinese, edited.
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Sichuan confirmed two additional human cases of H7N9 influenza, total rises to 6 so far
2017-02-14 15:27:00 / by China News Network
Recently, the province recently confirmed two cases of human infection with H7N9 influenza, has now increased to 6 cases.
The diagnosis of two cases of human infection H7N9 of avian influenza were: the first case is a male, 60 years old, resident Suining City Pengxi County Renlong town, confirmed on February 11; the second case is a female, 48 years old, Who lives in Deyang City Zhongjiang County Cangshan town, on February 13 confirmed.
At present, two patients in critical condition, in hospital isolation hospitalization, the close contact were not abnormal.
Since February 2, Sichuan Provincial Health Commission informed the province for the first time found that people infected with H7N9 cases of avian influenza, in less than half a month, Sichuan Province has been confirmed that people infected with H7N9 cases of avian influenza 6 cases, of which Suining City 5 cases, Deyang City, 1 case.
Reporters learned that the current State Health Commission has sent the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention Emergency Director Ni Daxin and influenza center three experts, rushed to Suining City site to carry out epidemiological survey and epidemic risk assessment work to strengthen the epidemic response to disposal.
Highly pathogenic avian influenza because of its spread in poultry fast, harmful, high mortality, by the World Organization for Animal Health as a class A animal disease, China will be classified as a class of animal disease. Human infection H7N9 Avian influenza is caused by H7N9 avian influenza virus in human acute respiratory infections. (Finish)
Keywords: China; Sichuan; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Human.