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#Avian #Influenza #H7N9 in #China: Preventing the Next #SARS (@WHO, Apr. 2 ‘17)

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22 Apr 2017

#China, #Hunan reported five additional #human cases of #H7N9 #influenza from Apr. 14 to 20 2017 (Apr. 22 ‘17)

 

Title: China, Hunan reported five additional human cases of H7N9 influenza from Apr. 14 to 20 2017.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human cases in Hunan province of China.

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

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China, Hunan reported five additional human cases of H7N9 influenza from Apr. 14 to 20 2017

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Recently, the Hunan Provincial Health and Family Planning Department continued to do a good job of human infection H7N9 influenza epidemic monitoring and case management work, strengthen the joint control and source control, to reduce the number of new cases.

From April 14 to April 20, our province reported five H7N9 flu cases, of which 1 person died.

Experts advise: exposure to infected poultry or exposure to contaminated live poultry market is an important risk factor for human infection. The public in their daily lives do not buy in the market without quarantine certificate of live poultry, do not buy from the mobile vendors to buy live poultry or food; found dead birds, to the local animal epidemic prevention agencies to report, do not touch and self-treatment; Fever and respiratory symptoms, should go to medical institutions as soon as possible, and take the initiative to provide bird history.

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Keywords: China; Hunan; H7N9, Avian Influenza; Human.

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