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A Highly Pathogenic #Avian #H7N9 #Influenza Virus Isolated from A #Human Is Lethal in Some #Ferrets Infected via #Respiratory #Droplets (Cell Host Microbe, abstract)

Title : A Highly Pathogenic #Avian #H7N9 #Influenza Virus Isolated from A #Human Is Lethal in Some #Ferrets Infected via #Respiratory #Drop...

16 Apr 2017

#China, #Henan reported two #human cases of #H7N9 #influenza from April 8 to 14 2017 (Apr. 16 ‘17)

 

Title: China, Henan reported two human cases of H7N9 influenza from April 8 to 14 2017.

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

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

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China, Henan reported two human cases of H7N9 influenza from April 8 to 14 2017

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Xinhua News Agency, Zhengzhou, April 16 (Reporter Ma Yi Chong) reporter learned from the Henan Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission informed that from April 8 to 14, 2017, Henan Province reported 2 human cases of H7N9 influenza. At present the patients are hospitalized seriously ill.

The first case is a female, 45 years old, a Nanyang City Nanzhao County resident.

The second case is a male, 54 years old, Pingdingshan City resident.

At present, the health care program of the two patients in the area has launched a contingency plan to intensify the organization of epidemiological investigations to close contacts.

Experts to remind the public, the recent should try to avoid contact with live birds, do not touch dead birds; choose to buy cold, chilled poultry products; raw and cooked separately, cooked cooked thoroughly; engaged in poultry farming, transportation, sales, slaughter and other industry contacts Live protection should be done when living birds.

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

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