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Title: China, Sichuan province reported two new human cases of H7N9 influenza.

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

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

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Four cases of human infection with H7N9 in Sichuan were confirmed so far

February 21, 2017, 17:02 | Source: Xinhua News Agency

Xinhua News Agency, Chengdu, February 21 (Reporter Dong Xiaohong) on Feb. 21, Sichuan Province Health and Health Committee informed that the Guang'an City Wusheng County confirmed two cases of human infection H7N9.

According to the report, there was no epidemiological link between the two cases, and they had a  history of live birds exposure.

Currently patients’ 92 close contacts are under medical observation, with no abnormal symptoms. (Finish)


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