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Title: #HK CHP notified of ten 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 today (June 23) is monitoring a notification from the National Health and Family Planning Commission that 10 additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9), including two deaths, were recorded from June 16 to 22, and strongly urged the public to maintain strict personal, food and environmental hygiene both locally and during travel.

The 10 male patients, aged from 31 to 79, had onset from June 5 to 19.

Two each are from Beijing and Sichuan, and one each from Anhui, Guizhou, Hebei, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Jiangsu and Tianjian.

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


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


Ends/Friday, June 23, 2017 / Issued at HKT 17:30 / NNNN


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