Title: China, Guizhou province reported one new human case of H7N9 influenza.
Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human case in Guizhou province of China.
Source: Local media, full page: (LINK). Article in Chinese, edited.
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A case of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza virus occurred in Zhenyuan County
March 8, from the Southeast Guizhou Province Health and Health Committee informed that Qiandongnan medical and health units on March 7 to strengthen the surveillance of pneumonia, from Zhenyuan County, 1 case of unexplained pneumonia has been detected; the case was confirmed as H7N9 influenza virus positive by Guizhou Provincial CDC laboratory.
The patient is a 39 years old and lives in Zhenyuan County. At present, the patient is actively treated, all close contacts are medical observation, showing so far no symptoms.
After the outbreak of the epidemic, the provincial county attaches great importance to the provincial and municipal three health departments immediately organized experts to treat patients, the relevant departments to actively carry out epidemic prevention and control and market supervision.
Keywords: China; Guizhou; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Human.