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1 Jan 2017

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Title: #China, #Guizhou Province reported a #human #infection with #H7N9 #avian #flu virus.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human case in Guizhou Province of China.

Source: NewsK618, full page: (LINK). Article in Chinese, edited.

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Qiannan confirmed a case of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza virus


On January 1, the reporter learned from the Qiannan Prefecture Government Information Office, Qiannan health departments in the strengthening of monitoring, from 1 case of unexplained pneumonia cases detected H7N9 avian influenza virus-positive. The provincial department of disease control confirmed human infection H7N9 avian flu cases, the patient is currently hospitalized.

The case is a 49 years old, now living in Qiannan three counties. On December 25, 2016, patient developed cough, sputum, fever and other upper respiratory symptoms; on December 27, the patient went to Sandu County People's Hospital, on December 29 transferred to the Qiannan Chinese Medicine Hospital isolation treatment, 12 31, the provincial CDC laboratory confirmed the case of human infection H7N9 avian influenza cases.

At present, the case is still in active treatment, all cases of close contact with clinical observation, were not abnormal. After investigation, the case before the onset of trafficking in poultry business activities.

After the outbreak of the epidemic, Qiannan start emergency plan, to treat patients, the relevant departments to actively carry out epidemic prevention and control work to strengthen the management and prevention and control of live poultry market, the provincial and state levels to further the establishment of the Group of Experts on-site epidemiological survey, Contact with medical observation.


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