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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....

14 Feb 2017

#China, #Hubei reported so far 22 #human cases #H7N9 #influenza with 3 deaths (Feb. 14 ‘17)


Title: #China, #Hubei reported so far 22 #human cases #H7N9 #influenza with 3 deaths.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human cases in Hubei province of China.

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

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Hubei Province reported so far 22 human cases H7N9 influenza with 3 deaths


2017-02-14 14:27

Yesterday, the National Health Emergency Work in 2017 will be held in Wuhan. According to Zhang Yu, deputy director of the Provincial Health and Health Committee introduced to the winter and spring this year, H7N9 Hubei epidemic situation is grim, as of now, this year the province were diagnosed H7N9 cases in 22 cases, 3 cases died.

At present, Hubei Province in people infected with avian flu prevention and control work has always insisted on both control, clutching the "source control" and "early diagnosis and treatment" two key links, the orderly implementation of the prevention and control measures. Including

the implementation of multi-sectoral epidemic consultation, Hubei, Anhui, Jiangxi, Hunan provinces to establish the Hunan-Hubei-Jiangxi-Anhui health emergency linkage mechanism, good command and decision-making, inter-provincial coordination, emergency supplies and other work; H7N9 patients have implemented centralized treatment.

To determine the Wuhan Medical Center for the provincial designated hospitals, treatment of critically ill cases; the province's medical institutions to start fever clinics and pre-examination clinic; to determine the 129 laboratories bear H7N9 virus detection, start the primary health care institutions, rapid detection and early drug System, to ensure early detection of cases, early treatment.

Hubei Province has implemented the source management of the live poultry market, strengthen the monitoring, strengthen the health inspection, limit the inter-provincial transport of live birds. On the case of H7N9 cases or animals, external environmental virus detection of positive areas, immediately closed the live poultry market, culling all live cage poultry, completely disinfect the environment. Other areas strictly implement the live poultry market, "one day a clean, one disinfection a month, a closed one month," the "three one" health management system.

Zhang Yu, at present, Hubei Province, all H7N9 epidemic have been timely and effective disposal, all patients’ close contacts remain asymptomatic, all the epidemic are completely disinfected, the maximum reduction in mortality, prevention and control work orderly and effective. (Reporter Hu Cai Li)


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