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

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24 May 2017

#China, #Sichuan province reported one new case of #H7N9 #influenza in #Zigong (March 24 ‘17)


Title: China, Sichuan province reported one new case of H7N9 influenza in Zigong.

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

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

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China, Sichuan province reported one new case of H7N9 influenza in Zigong

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Zigong City, Sichuan Province, the People's Government issued a circular, the area on the 24th confirmed 1 case of human infection with H7N9 avian flu, which is diagnosed in Zigong City, the first 2 (Zigong City, Sichuan Province, Zigong City, People infected with H7N9 flu cases.

The case is a male, 63 years old, owned 35 chickens for poultry breeding, live bird contact history. On May 20 was hospitalized in isolation for treatment; on May 22 identified as suspected cases. The case is now under medical treatment, in stable condition, his close contacts are medically watched and showed so far no symptoms..

At present, along the beach area has started emergency public health emergency plan, the prevention and control work in an orderly manner. Local experts said that two cases of direct contact with the case, are due to contact with live poultry and disease. Experts remind the general public to pay attention to personal hygiene, the purchase of quarantine qualified cold poultry and poultry products, try not to contact live birds or sick (dead) birds. Such as fever, headache, nasal congestion, cough, general discomfort and other flu-like symptoms, and within one week of live bird contact history, should be timely medical treatment. (Finish)

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

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