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25 May 2017

#China, #Sichuan province reported one #human case of #H7N9 #influenza in Rongxian (May 25 ‘17)

Title: China, Sichuan province reported one human case of H7N9 influenza in Rongxian.

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

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

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China, Sichuan province reported one human case of H7N9 influenza in Rongxian


On May 13 at 12:45, Rongxian CDC CDC received Rongxian People's Hospital Health Department phone call, said hospital respiratory medicine at 11:59 on May 12 to receive a suspected severe pneumonia patient, due to illness and live birds exposure history, CT examination of diffuse changes in the lungs, more than 10 days of the course of repeated fever, …, low white blood cells count and the total number of normal lymphocytes, neutrocytosis, by the hospital Expert group initial consultation: First, suspected severe pneumonia. Second, people infected with H7N9 flu.


The case was a male, 65 years old, farmer, married. On May 3 developed fever, dizziness, fatigue, runny nose and other symptoms, on May rushed to a health center, the initial diagnosis of COPD, on May 11 improved and discharged. On May 12 high fever, rushed again the county people's hospital, admitted to exclude HIV, bacterial pneumonia, diagnosed with suspected human infection H7N9 flu.

At home was found feeding cage with 9 chickens (of which 5 big chicks, chicks 4), duck 5. Home long-term support of chickens and ducks, no new to buy poultry rearing. On May 5 by the patient husband and wife jointly slaughtered a duck for the week did not return home granddaughter and patient husband and wife consumption, slaughter when the hand without a wound, did not take the relevant protective measures.

There are no abnormal chickens at home. Patients within 10 days before the onset of no relevant cases of history, no history. Patients living in poultry farms, the surrounding neighbors without disease dead birds, the patient wife no exception.



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