Title: #China, #Guangdong reported six #human cases of #H7N9 #influenza last week
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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Jiangmen added 2 human cases of H7N9 influenza
Jiangmen radio and television / 2017-03-05 07:21
According to the "China Infectious Disease Report Information Management System" statistics, February 24 - March 2, the [Guangdong] province reported a total of 6 cases of H7N9 cases, 2 cases in Guangzhou, 2 cases in Jiangmen, 1 case in Dongguan, and 1 case in Huizhou.
According to the monitoring results of the provincial CDC, 855 samples of poultry market were collected in 89 markets from February 22 to 28, among which 9 cities in Chaozhou, Foshan, Huizhou, Maoming, Meizhou, Shanwei, Shenzhen, Yangjiang and Zhuhai. The positivity rate of H7 subtype was 83.7% in 27 market environment.
Experts advise: H7N9 epidemic is still high season, H7N9 mortality rate as high as 30-40%, the public should continue to be vigilant, as far as possible to avoid the sale of live poultry market, to avoid contact with live birds. Fever, cough, headache, general malaise and other respiratory symptoms, to the nearest medical and health institutions to visit. If you have contact with birds before, take the initiative to tell the doctor.
Keywords: China; Guangdong; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Human.