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Title: China, Sichuan reported two human cases of H7N9 influenza.

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

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

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China, Sichuan reported two human cases of H7N9 influenza


The official website of the Sichuan Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission today (19) issued a message that the provincial CDC laboratory test review confirmed a human case of H7N9 influenza in Pengzhou City.

The case is a male, 60 years old, decoration workers, living in Chengdu Pengzhou Tianpeng town, currently in critical condition.

On the same day, Suining City Chuanshan District confirmed a case of H7N9 influenza.

A male, 55 years old, construction workers, living in Suining City Chuanshan District logistics port, in severe condition.

At present, the two patients are hospitalized, their close contacts are under medical observation and so far have not showed symptoms.

As of April 19 at 17:00, the province reported a total of 16 cases of H7N9 cases.



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