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

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16 Jun 2017

#HK CHP notified of five #human cases of #avian #influenza #H7N9 in #China (Jun 16 ‘17)


Title: #HK CHP notified of five #human cases of #avian #influenza #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 (June 16) is monitoring a notification from the National Health and Family Planning Commission that five additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9), including one death, were recorded from June 9 to 15, and strongly urged the public to maintain strict personal, food and environmental hygiene both locally and during travel.

The four male patients and one female, who came from Beijing, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan and Zhejiang and were aged from 41 to 68, had onset from April 25 to June 6.

Among them, three were known to have exposure to poultry or poultry markets.

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

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

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