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Title: #China, #Hubei confirmed a new #human case of #H7N9 #influenza.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human infection in Hubei province of China. Possible family cluster of cases.

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

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Hubei confirmed a new human case of H7N9 influenza


On February 8 at noon, Hubei Tianmen municipal Party Committee Propaganda Department in charge of the day released the following message: 8 am, Tianmen confirmed a case of human infection H7N9 avian influenza, now isolated for treatment. At present, Tianmen has launched the joint prevention and control of contingency plans, the relevant departments have carried out effective prevention and control.

Tianmen CDC report: the case is a male, 69 years old, now lives in the town of Qiuqiao, usually with the eldest son of the couple live together, sick during hospitalization by the younger son Couple care.

On January 31, Chen Hong developed chills, fever and other symptoms. February 1, Chen Hong went to the nearby village health clinic, February 4, due to repeated chills, Chen went to Tianmen Chinese medicine hospital for treatment. At 9:30 on February 7 or so, Chen Hong Hong was transferred to the First People's Hospital of Heaven (human infection H7N9 cases of bird flu sentinel treatment hospital) treatment. At 7:00 on February 7, Hubei Province, CDC telephoned patients with Chen Hsiang H9N9 avian influenza virus nucleic acid test positive.

According to the survey, Chen Hong had not a history of home feeding more than 10 chickens, are raised about a year of local chicken, usually by Chen feeding, feeding and occasional cleaning pens, recently fed chicken disease, 10 days before the onset, Chen Hong has not yet been a live bird market stall booths, not exposed to dead poultry, not to be too late to live in the village, Other poultry farms, he and their families reflect no contact with patients with fever and respiratory tract.

Up to now, his 13 close contact are under health surveillance.


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