Title: China, north-east provinces affected by an upsurge in new human cases of H7N9 influenza.
Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human cases in China, several provinces.
Source: Sina, full page: (LINK). Article in Chinese, edited.
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China, north-east provinces affected by an upsurge in new human cases of H7N9 influenza
Since the beginning of 2017, There have been more human cases of H7N9 flu in Guangdong, Guangxi, Jiangxi, Jiangsu, Gansu and Anhui provinces than in previous years, but a recent increase in new H7N9 flu cases in northern China has been observed.
On April 24, statistics showed that in April Shandong, Hebei, Liaoning, Beijing and other areas reported 17 cases of human infection with H7N9 flu virus.
Shandong Province reported 4 cases of human infection with H7N9 flu.
On April 1, Linyi City, confirmed a case of H7N9 flu, currently hospitalized. According to the report, the patient is a male, 58 years old, who lives in Linyi City Lanshan District Liuqing streets.
On April 11 and 18, Weihai City, respectively, confirmed a case of human infection with H7N9 flu, the patients were a male, 60 years old and a 46 years old.
On April 11, Qingdao City, confirmed a case of H7N9 flu.
Henan province reported 2 cases of H7N9 flu.
On April 16, Henan Province Health and Family Planning Commission news, April 18, 2017 informed of 2 cases of H7N9 influenza. At present the patients are seriously ill and is being treated.
Hebei province reported Four cases of H7N9.
On April 22, Hebei Province Health and Family Planning Commission issued the latest H7N9 epidemic bulletin, informed that the province, from April 15 to April 21, reported 4 cases of H7N9.
Liaoning province reported one case of newly diagnosed H7N9 flu.
On April 20, Liaoning Province Health and Health Committee issued a message that the provincial CDC H7N9 virus nucleic acid review, Liaoning newly diagnosed 1 case of H7N9. According to the Liaoning province disease control department, since 2017, the province has confirmed four cases of human infection H7N9 virus (including 1 imported case from outside).
Jilin Province for the first time this year found one H7N9 case.
On April 22, Jilin Province Health and Health Committee informed the Jilin Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention H7N9 virus nucleic acid review, Tonghua City, Jilin Province found a case of human infection with H7N9 virus, which is the first case of human infection this year.
Beijing reported 5 new cases of H7N9 flu.
On April 23, Beijing CDC was informed that the city reported a new case of H7N9. Up to now, Beijing this year, confirmed a total of 13 cases, of which 7 in the city residents, and 6 imported cases .
In the survey, 7 local cases were found to have live birds or live poultry market exposure history, of which 5 cases had contact with mobile vendors to buy live birds, and fro 2 cases exposure history is under investigation.
On April 16 Beijing this year reported a total of 9 cases of H7N9 influenza epidemic, involving 10 cases, of which 6 are city resident; a cluster of two cases was also reported.
Keywords: China; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Human.