Title: China, Sichuan province reported three 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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China, Sichuan province reported three new human cases of H7N9 influenza
According to the provincial CDC, on March 7, Guang'an City, Wusheng County confirmed three human infections with H7N9 influenza.
The first case is a female, 65 years old, resident in Wusheng County Huafeng town.
The second case is a male, 45 years old, resident in Nanchong City Shunqing District.
The third case is a male, 64 years old, resident in Kaijiang County, the new township.
One of the patients passed away whereas the other two are currently treated at designated hospital.
Their close contacts are under medical observation hospital, and so far none showed symptoms.
As of March 9 at 17:00, the province reported a total of 11 cases of H7N9 cases, respectively, Suining City, 5 cases (3 deaths, 1 case), Deyang City, 1 case, Guang'an City, 3 cases (2 deaths), Nanchong City 1 case, Dazhou 1 case (death in 1 case).
Keywords: China; Sichuan; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Human.