Title: #HK CHP closely monitors #human case of #avian #influenza A(H7N9) in #Chongqing.
Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human case in Chongqing, China.
Source: Centre for Health Protection, Hong Kong PRC SAR, full page: (LINK).
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CHP closely monitors human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Chongqing
The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (March 16) closely monitoring an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Chongqing, and again urged the public to maintain strict personal, food and environmental hygiene both locally and during travel.
According to the Chongqing Municipal Health and Family Planning Commission, the male patient from Fengjie, aged 43, had been in contact with poultry and has been hospitalised for management.
The public may visit the CHP's pages for more information:
- the avian influenza page,
- the weekly Avian Influenza Report, global statistics and affected areas of avian influenza,
- the Facebook Page and
- the YouTube Channel.
Ends/Thursday, March 16, 2017 / Issued at HKT 18:32 / NNNN
Keywords: HK PRC SAR; Updates; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Human; China; Chongqing.