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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....

5 Jan 2017

#China, #Shandong province reported a #fatal #human #infection with #H7N9 #avian #flu virus (Ifeng, Jan. 5 ‘17)


Title: #China, #Shandong province reported a #fatal #human #infection with #H7N9 #avian #flu virus.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human case in Shandong province of China.

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

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Shandong, Rizhao city reported a fatal case of human infection with H7N9 influenza

At 16:52 on January 5, 2017 / Source: Qilu network

Rizhao City Health Commission reported on January 3 Rizhao City, Donggang District, a case of human infection H7N9 avian influenza virus.

The case is a male patients, 77 years old, a history of hypertension, experts in Shandong Province to the full treatment, due to severe underlying diseases the patient passed away.

After the diagnosis of the case, Rizhao City Planning Commission immediately start emergency response, the rapid epidemiological investigation, laboratory testing and emergency monitoring of the epidemic, close contacts to carry out tracking and medical observation of contaminated sites, articles disinfection. At present, no similar cases were found.

According to the requirements of prevention and control work, Rizhao municipal government held a meeting of the people infected with H7N9 influenza joint prevention and control work, decided to temporarily close the main city of live poultry trading market, thoroughly disinfected source, timely open live poultry trade. At present, relevant departments at all levels are in accordance with their duties and orderly prevention and control work carried out.

For the current influenza epidemic season, Rizhao City Planning Commission and Rizhao CDC to remind the masses: First, to maintain good personal and environmental hygiene, wash their hands, pay attention to open the window ventilation; the second is to minimize the birds and poultry 3, in the food processing, food process, be sure to do raw and cooked separately, to avoid cross-contamination, in the processing of raw poultry meat and eggs to thoroughly wash your hands after eating and drinking, ; Fourth, if there is fever and respiratory symptoms, should wear masks, as soon as possible to the hospital.


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