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10 Jan 2017

#China, #Zhejiang: #Taizhou, one case of #human #infection with #H7N9 #avian #flu had contact with live #birds (CTN, Jan. 10 ‘17)


Title: #China, #Zhejiang: #Taizhou, one case of #human #infection with #H7N9 #avian #flu had contact with live #birds.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, epidemic in China.

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

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Taizhou, one case of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza had contact with live birds


China Taizhou network / 2017-01-10 15:05

Reporter learned from the Taizhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Taizhou found a case of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza. Experts advise, avian flu is preventable and controllable, and less contact with live birds is the key to prevention.

Taizhou City, infected with H7N9 case of avian influenza, the case is a female, 31 years old, Sichuan Zigong. From the city's first case, the patient has a clear farmer's market live bird trading area of ​​contact.

Winter is the H7N9 flu season. City Health and Family Planning Commission Dr. Lin Haijiang said that the human infection H7N9 influenza is caused by the H7N9 influenza virus, a respiratory infectious disease, all of the H7N9 influenza virus are susceptible, especially the elderly, pregnant women, suffering from chronic underlying diseases (Such as hypertension, diabetes) and immunocompromised people.

"If there is fever, headache, nasal congestion, cough, general malaise and other respiratory symptoms, should wear masks, as soon as possible to the hospital, and be sure to tell the doctor before the onset of contact with poultry and their secretions, excreta or live Poultry market, so that doctors make targeted diagnosis and treatment. "Lin Hai Jiang said.

Experts advise, the Spring Festival approaching, remember to avoid unnecessary contact with poultry, especially with the disease, dead poultry contact, must be exposed, the need to pay attention to personal protection. When purchasing poultry products, choose to purchase quarantined chilled products (such as "kill white chicken") at regular sales outlets.

Food processing, be sure to separate raw and cooked, it is best to wear gloves. Edible, raw poultry, meat and eggs, etc. must be cooked cooked thoroughly. Poultry breeding, marketing, slaughter personnel in contact with poultry to do personal protection (wearing gloves, masks, wear overalls), after contact with disinfectant and water thoroughly clean hands.


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