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

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26 May 2017

#HK CHP notified of nine #human cases of #avian #influenza A(#H7N9) in #China (May 26 ‘17)


Title: #HK CHP notified of nine #human cases of #avian #influenza A(#H7N9) in #China.

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

Source: Centre for Health Protection, Hong Kong PRC SAR, full page: (LINK).

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CHP notified of human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland

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The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health today (May 26) is monitoring a notification from the National Health and Family Planning Commission that nine additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) were recorded from May 19 to 25, and strongly urges the public to maintain strict personal, food and environmental hygiene both locally and during travel.

The nine male patients, aged 36 to 74, had onset from May 7 to 24.

Three of them are from Sichuan and one each from Beijing, Hebei, Jiangsu, Shandong, Shanxi and Zhejiang.

Among them, eight were known to have exposure to poultry, poultry markets or mobile stalls.

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The public may visit the CHP's pages for more information:

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Keywords: HK PRC SAR; Updates; Avian Influenza; H7N9; Human; China.

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