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#Avian #Influenza #H7N9 in #China: Preventing the Next #SARS (@WHO, Apr. 2 ‘17)

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17 May 2017

#China, #Shanxi province reported its first case of #human #infection with #H7N9 #influenza (Sina, May 16 ‘17)

 

Title: China, Shanxi province reported its first case of human infection with H7N9 influenza.

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

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

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China, Shanxi province reported its first case of human infection with H7N9 influenza

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Xinhua News Agency, Taiyuan, May 16 (Reporter Huo Yao) Shanxi Province Health Committee on the evening of 16 informed that it was confirmed the firt human case of H7N9 influenza of the Province.

It is reported that patient is a female, 66 years old, living in Datong city; the Datong City Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanxi Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention laboratory testing and Chinese disease prevention Control center laboratory review, patient-related specimens H7N9 virus nucleic acid positive. At present, the patient's condition is still critical, but the overall situation is stable.

After the incident, Shanxi quickly launched a sudden emergency response mechanism of acute infectious diseases and response to human infection H7N9 avian influenza Ⅲ health emergency response, the establishment of the Working Group to Datong City, the deployment of guidance to patients with treatment, the source of the epidemic, epidemic prevention and control and other related work.

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

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