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30 Jun 2017

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Title: #HK CHP notified of six new #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


The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (June 30) monitoring a notification from the National Health and Family Planning Commission that six additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) were recorded from June 23 to 29, and strongly urged the public to maintain strict personal, food and environmental hygiene both locally and during travel.

The three male and three female patients, aged from 4 to 72, had onset from June 11 to 23.

Four of them are from Yunnan and one each from Guizhou and Shanxi.

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


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


Ends/Friday, June 30, 2017 / Issued at HKT 18:10 / NNNN


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