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Title: #China, #Sichuan Province found two cases of #human #infection with #H7N9 #influenza.

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

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

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Sichuan Province found two cases of human infection with H7N9 influenza

___ / 2017-02-03 16:26

Chengdu, Sichuan News Network February 3 (Reporter Liu Peipei)

On February 3, Sichuan News Network reporter from the official website of the Sichuan Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission was informed that, in carrying out the winter and spring sudden acute infectious disease prevention and control work, Suining City strengthened Unexplained pneumonia cases monitoring investigation. January 25 this year, in the investigation process, Suining Pengxi County reported two cases of suspected human infection with avian flu cases, then swab samples of patients throat sent to the municipal level, provincial and national CDC detection, review, diagnosis, Results H7N9 virus nucleic acid positive, diagnosed as H7N9 cases, this is the first time in Sichuan Province found that human infection H7N9 cases.

After the outbreak of the epidemic, Sichuan provincial party committees and governments at all levels attach great importance to the epidemic to deal with the disposal of work, the Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission immediately sent by the Emergency Office responsible person led, Sichuan University West China Hospital, Provincial People's Hospital, the provincial disease prevention and control center experts Level expert group went to the city and county to guide the work, the local government according to the law to start a public health emergency plan, health family planning, animal husbandry and other relevant departments to strengthen joint prevention and control, to treat patients, the patient condition is stable, but still critical.

At the same time, the organization epidemic epidemiological survey, 111 were under close contacts of medical observation, so far asymptomatic.

Implementation of the patient's residence, chicken coops, markets and patients who have medical treatment for cleaning and disinfection and environmental health remediation, reduce the risk of infection, the cumulative environmental disinfection area of ​​630 million square meters. In addition, actively promote the popularization of health science knowledge, focus on the susceptible population health education, improve the masses of self-protection awareness and ability. Strengthen the management and quarantine of livestock and poultry breeding and trading markets.



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