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#Update: Increase in #Human #Infections with #Avian #Influenza #H7N9 Viruses During the 5th #Epidemic — #China, Oct. ‘16–Aug. 7 ‘17 (@CDCgov, edited)

Title : #Update: Increase in #Human #Infections with #Avian #Influenza #H7N9 Viruses During the 5th #Epidemic — #China, Oct. ‘16–Aug. 7 ‘17....

21 Jun 2017

#China, #Guizhou reported one new #human case of #H7N9 #influenza (Sina, Jun 21 ‘17)

Title: China, Guizhou reported one new human case of H7N9 influenza.

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

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

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China, Guizhou reported one new human case of H7N9 influenza


Xinhua News Agency, Guiyang, June 21 (Reporter Li Jing Ya) Guiyang City, Guizhou Province, Baiyun District, recently confirmed a case of human infection H7N9 cases, the current patient is being treated.

Reporters were told on the 21st from the Guizhou Provincial Health Commission learned that the Guizhou Medical University Affiliated Baiyun Branch on Jun. 19 reported a case of unexplained pneumonia; specimens was sent to the Guiyang City CDC for testing and they were H7N9 virus positive. The Guizhou Provincial Center for Disease Control and Influenza Laboratory Review and clinical expert diagnosis, diagnosed a human infection H7N9 flu virus.

According to reports, the case is a male, 33 years old, who lives in Guiyang City Baiyun District Yan Shanhong town, before the disease has been involved in poultry sales stalls transport live chickens.

On June 15 he had symptoms onset, and on June 19 went to the Guizhou Medical University Hospital integrated ICU diagnosis and treatment.

It is reported that the Guizhou Provincial Health Commission received a report, the rapid dispatch of provincial expert group rushed to the Baiyun District to carry out epidemiological investigation, the establishment of the Affiliated Hospital of Guizhou Medical University, the provincial medical treatment expert group, to do a good job Treatment work.

At the same time, to strengthen the patient in close contact with medical observation, and to carry out the situation and risk assessment, to guide the implementation of prevention and control measures to strengthen monitoring and early warning and epidemic reporting, and strengthen health education. At present, all close contacts do not appear fever, cough and other flu-like symptoms.


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