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

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11 Feb 2017

#China, #Zhejiang Province reported thirty-five #human cases of #H7N9 #influenza in January, with 11 deaths (Feb. 11 ‘17)

 

Title: #China, #Zhejiang Province reported thirty-five #human cases of #H7N9 #influenza in January, with 11 deaths.

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

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

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Zhejiang Province reported thirty-five human cases of H7N9 influenza in January, with 11 deaths

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2017-02-11 08:21:43 / Hangzhou Network

Yesterday, the Zhejiang Provincial Health Family Planning Commission announced in January in Zhejiang Province, the statistical data on infectious diseases, the data show that just past January, Zhejiang Province, 35 cases of newly discovered H7N9 influenza cases, of which 11 cases of death. Provincial disease control experts advise, Zhejiang Province has entered the peak incidence of H7N9 influenza, prevention and control situation is grim, in order to prevent H7N9 influenza, please avoid contact with live birds.

The weather turned cold, H7N9 influenza began to active, since last autumn, Zhejiang Province, has been emerging H7N9 influenza sporadic cases.

From autumn of 2016 to December 31, Zhejiang Province, a total of 21 cases reported H7N9 influenza cases, 2 deaths; 21 cases have … exposure history.

Last month, new cases of H7N9 influenza is showing an upward trend, according to the Zhejiang Provincial Health Family Planning Commission statistics, Zhejiang Province in January 35 cases of newly discovered H7N9 influenza cases, of which 11 cases of death.

Zhejiang Province, the epidemic season showed three characteristics: 1, the epidemic is widely distributed; 2, exposure to a high proportion of contact with live birds is still the main source of infection, and from mobile vendors to buy live poultry after infection increased the proportion of ; 3, a larger proportion of rural cases.

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

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