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23 May 2017

#China, #Shanxi province reported its second #human case of #H7N9 #influenza (May 23 ‘17)

 

Title: China, Shanxi province reported its second human case of H7N9 influenza.

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

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

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China, Shanxi province reported its second human case of H7N9 influenza

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BEIJING, Taiyuan, May 23 - 23 pm, Shanxi Province Health and Family Planning Commission, through its official website, said that Taiyuan reported one confirmed human case of H7N9 influenza.

Up to now, a total of 2 cases of H7N9 have been confirmed in Shanxi.

The new case is a male, 57 years old, farmer, Shanxi Province, Xinzhou City. On May 7, 2017 he developed fever, cough, fatigue and other symptoms, then rushed to the hospital for treatment. On May 23, the provincial expert group combined with the history of patient with epidemiology, clinical manifestations and laboratory tests to diagnose the case as an H7N9 one.

He is currently in Taiyuan Fourth People's Hospital for treatment.

Up to now, 2 cases of H7N9 confirmed cases in Shanxi Province. Informed that the epidemic occurred, the Shanxi Provincial Party Committee, the provincial government attaches great importance to all levels of scientific and orderly conduct of joint defense control, health care departments to treat patients.

After medical surveillance, the 2 cases close contacts showed no clinical abnormalities. (Finish)

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

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