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3 May 2017

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Title: China, Shaanxi province reported its first human case of H7N9 influenza of the year.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human case in Shaanxi province of China.

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

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China, Shaanxi province reported its first human case of H7N9 influenza of the year


Xinhua News Agency, Xi'an, May 3 (Reporter Yang Yimiao, Li Hua) reporter on May 3 from Shaanxi Province Health Committee learned of the first confirmed human H7N9 case in Shaanxi Province.

The case is a male, 62 years old, who lives in Xianyang City Qindu District. The patient developed symptoms on April 23, 2017 due to intermittent fever, cough for 5 days, was admitted to the First Hospital of Xianyang City, Department of Respiratory Medicine; on April 25 due to exacerbation of condition transferred to the Xi'an Jiaotong University Affiliated Hospital intensive care unit. On April 30, the Second Affiliated Hospital of the National People's Congress sent to Xi'an, Shaanxi Province CDC detection, the results show H7N9 virus nucleic acid positive.

On May 1 12:00 patients died due to multiple organ failure, May 3 8:00, then the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention laboratory review report to confirm that the death of biological specimens for the H7N9 virus nucleic acid positive, the case Diagnosed as the first case of H7N9 in Shaanxi Province.

Shaanxi Province Health and Health Committee in the receipt of the epidemic report, immediately launched a sudden epidemic disease emergency response mechanism. Up to now, Xi'an, Xianyang two cities and patients have had close contact with the staff have all the investigation flow finished, all medical observation of the staff were not clinical abnormalities.



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