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16 Apr 2017

#China, #Hebei province reported one #human case of #H7N9 #influenza (Apr. 16 ‘17)


Title: China, Hebei province reported one human case of H7N9 influenza.

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

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

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Hebei Province confirmed a case of human infection with H7N9 avian flu virus


The case is a male, 67 years old, Langfang city resident, farmer, hospitalized because of a lung infection. By the Langfang City Center for Disease Control and Prevention laboratory tests, patient was confirmed with H7N9 virus nucleic acid positive. The clinical manifestations, laboratory tests and epidemiological findings of the expert group were diagnosed as human infection with H7N9 virus.

Informed that the current patient is in a hospital for isolation treatment. The patient's close contacts have been implemented medical observation, showed no abnormalities so far . Relevant departments have taken effective measures to prevent and control. (CCTV reporter Wang Shuai Nan)


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