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5 Jul 2017

#China, #Shaanxi reported seven #human cases of #H7N9 #influenza so far this year, of which five recovered (Jul 5 ‘17)

Title: China, Shaanxi reported seven human cases of H7N9 influenza so far this year, of which five recovered.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human cases in the Shaanxi province of China.

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

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China, Shaanxi reported seven human cases of H7N9 influenza so far this year, of which five recovered


Xi'an, July 5 (Xinhua) - Shaanxi Province reported seven confirmed human cases of H7N9 influenza as of July 5, 2017, according the Shaanxi Province Health and Family Planning Committee.

Of these, 5 cases of infection were in residents of this province: 2 cases were died whereas the remaining three cases were discharged from hospital. Another 2 imported cases from other provinces were also discharged.

Shaanxi Province Health Committee on May 3 issued a circular that the province confirmed 1 case of H7N9 cases, with a 62-year-old male, who lives in Xianyang City, Shaanxi Province, at 1:00 on May 1 due to multiple organ failure died. The case was diagnosed with the first H7N9 case in Shaanxi Province.

Xi'an Health and Health Committee on May 8 issued a circular that confirmed by the Shaanxi Provincial Center for Disease Control confirmed that the city of a female patient biological specimens for the H7N9 virus nucleic acid positive. This is the first case of H7N9 confirmed in Xi'an.

After the outbreak, the local emergency response to the outbreak of infectious diseases, mechanisms, investigation and patients have had close contact with the staff. Xi'an set up H7N9 epidemic prevention and control work leading group, called for the immediate closure of the city's existing live poultry market, strengthen the source control, good farming, slaughtering, transport and other aspects of the regulatory and poultry epidemic traceability tracking work, close to foreign animal inspection and quarantine investigation , Concentrate on the full treatment of patients.

It is understood that Shaanxi reported a total of 7 cases of H7N9 confirmed cases, of which 2 cases of Xi'an, Xianyang City, 2 cases, 1 case of Baoji City. Xianyang City, Baoji City, 1 case of death, 3 cases of rehabilitation discharged. Another 2 cases of infection in other provinces after the onset of Shaanxi medical treatment was diagnosed, the isolation treatment, respectively, in June 17th, 29 days of rehabilitation discharged. (Finish)


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