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28 Apr 2017

#China reported seventeen new #human cases of #H7N9 #influenza from April 21 to 27 2017 (#HK CHP, edited)


Title: #China reported seventeen new #human cases of #H7N9 #influenza from April 21 to 27 2017.

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

Source: Centre for Health Protection, Hong Kong PRC SAR, full page: (LINK).

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CHP notified of human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland


The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health today (April 28) received notification from the National Health and Family Planning Commission that 17 additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9), including two deaths, were recorded from April 21 to 27, and strongly urged the public to maintain strict personal, food and environmental hygiene both locally and during travel.

The nine male and eight female patients, aged from four to 74, had onset from April 6 to 23.

[The cases were from: ]

  1. 5 from Sichuan,
  2. two from Beijing,
  3. 2 from Guangdong and
  4. 2 from Shandong, and
  5. 1 from Chongqing,
  6. 1 from Fujian,
  7. 1 from Gansu,
  8. 1 from Henan,
  9. 1 from Hunan and
  10. 1 from Jiangsu.

Among them, 16 were known to have had exposure to poultry, poultry markets or mobile stalls.


The public may visit the CHP's pages for more information:


Keywords: China; Updates; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Human; HK PRC SAR.