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Title: China reported fourteen human cases of H7N9 influenza from March 27 to April 11 2017.

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

Source: Centre for Health Protection, Hong Kong PRC SAR, full page: (LINK).

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CHP notified of human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland


The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health today (April 14) received notification of 14 additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9), including two deaths, from the National Health and Family Planning Commission, and strongly urged the public to maintain strict personal, food and environmental hygiene both locally and during travel, particularly in Easter.

The eleven male and three female patients, aged from 39 to 81, had onset from March 27 to April 11, including three from Sichuan, two each from Henan, Shandong and Xizang [Tibet], and one each from Anhui, Beijing, Hunan, Tianjin and Zhejiang.

Among them, 13 had exposure to poultry, poultry markets or mobile stalls.


The public may visit the CHP's pages for more information:


Keywords: HK PRC SAR; Updates; China; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Human.