Title: China, Liaoning province reported one new human case of H7N9 influenza.
Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human case in Liaoning province of China.
Source: Local Media, full page: (LINK). Article in Chinese, edited.
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China, Liaoning province reported one new human case of H7N9 influenza
Shenyang, April 20 (Reporter Zhu Mingyu) Liaoning Province Health Committee on the evening of 20 news release, said the provincial CDC H7N9 virus nucleic acid review, Liaoning newly diagnosed 1 case of H7N9 flu.
The patient is a female, 61 years old, currently treated at the provincial designated hospitals in isolation in critical condition.
According to the Liaoning province disease control department, since the beginning of the 2017, the province has confirmed four cases of human infection with H7N9 flu virus (including 1 imported case from another province).
Disease control experts believe that the spring for the H7N9 flu multiple period, the current epidemiological characteristics of the disease and pathogens did not change the biological characteristics, there is no evidence that H7N9 virus can pass easily from person-to-person.
Experts advise that in the spring flu season, people should be as far as possible without live birds sold farm market. Prevention of H7N9 flu daily to be done to wash their hands; poultry and eggs to be cooked and then eat; once the fever, cough, headache, general and other respiratory symptoms, to the nearest medical and health institutions. (Finish)
Keywords: China; Liaoning; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Human.