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#Update: Increase in #Human #Infections with #Avian #Influenza #H7N9 Viruses During the 5th #Epidemic — #China, Oct. ‘16–Aug. 7 ‘17 (@CDCgov, edited)

Title : #Update: Increase in #Human #Infections with #Avian #Influenza #H7N9 Viruses During the 5th #Epidemic — #China, Oct. ‘16–Aug. 7 ‘17....

23 Dec 2016

#HK, #Update on imported #human case of #avian #influenza A(#H7N9) (CHP, Dec. 23 ‘16)

 

Title: #HK, #Update on imported #human case of #avian #influenza A(#H7N9).

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human case in Hong Kong.

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

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Update on imported human case of avian influenza A(H7N9)

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The Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health today (December 23) reported an update on the first imported human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Hong Kong this winter.

Among the close contacts, a healthcare worker of North District Hospital with mild symptoms reported yesterday (December 22) tested negative for influenza virus.

A relevant in-patient with mild symptoms tested negative for influenza virus.

Regarding the other contacts, a relevant in-patient with mild symptoms tested negative for influenza virus.

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Ends/Friday, December 23, 2016 / Issued at HKT 17:57 / NNNN

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

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