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Title: China, Chongqing reported four human cases of H7N9 influenza so far this year.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human cases in Chongqing municipality of China.

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

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China, Chongqing reported four human cases of H7N9 influenza so far this year


Chongqing, April 26 (Reporter Liu Xianglin) - the Chongqing Municipal Health Commission confirmed that the main city of Chongqing, since the first discovery of human infection with H7N9 virus in March, found a total of 4 cases.

Chongqing Municipal Health Commission on April 25 late at its official website informed that the Chongqing City CDC detection review, Chongqing Jiangbei District confirmed a case of human with infection H7N9 flu. The case is a male, 51 years old, currently hospitalized.

In February this year, Chongqing in the main city of Nanan District, a farmers market for the first time measured H7N9 avian influenza virus positive. Relevant departments immediately start emergency prevention and control measures, the market in the cage live birds to kill, harmless treatment; live poultry trading places for thorough cleaning, disinfection. During this period, Chongqing did not inform the main city was infected with H7N9 cases.

Reporters found that Chongqing had confirmed three cases of human infection H7N9 cases were in the northeastern Chongqing area, two cases found in Chongqing Fengjie County, another case was found in Chongqing City, Chengkou County. 4 patients were middle-aged, the youngest 43 years old, the longest 66 years old. Fengjie County found two cases of patients have a history of contact with birds.



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