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

  Title : #Analysis of recent #scientific #information on #avian #influenza A(#H7N9) virus - 10 February 2017. Subject : Avian Influenza, ...

17 Mar 2017

#China, #Guangdong province reported three new #human cases of #H7N9 #influenza (March 17 ‘17)

 

Title: China, Guangdong province reported three new human cases of H7N9 influenza.

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

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

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China, Guangdong province reported three new human cases of H7N9 influenza

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According to the "China Disease Prevention and Control Information System" statistics from March 10 to March 16 at 24 o'clock, Guangdong reported three new human cases of H7N9 influenza.

Two cases were from Qingyuan, one from Shenzhen; among them, two passed away (one in Shenzhen, and one in Qingyuan).

According to the monitoring results of the Guangdong Provincial CDC, 847 specimens were sampled at 69 birdies in 21 cities in Guangdong province, among which 32 were positive for H7 subtypes, and the positive rate was 3.6% (32/847 ), Compared with last week (last week 8.3%).

Experts remind that the H7N9 epidemic is still high season, H7N9 mortality rate as high as 30-40%, the public should continue to be vigilant, so that "two avoid, two early": as far as possible to avoid the sale of live poultry market; Contact with live poultry; fever, cough, headache, general malaise and other respiratory symptoms, to the medical institutions as soon as possible; before the onset of contact with live birds, or to live poultry market to tell doctors as soon as possible.

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

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