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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)

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12 Jun 2017

#China, #Shanxi: one new case of #H7N9 #influenza reported, two recovered and discharged from #hospital (Jun 12 ‘17)


Title: China, Shanxi: one new case of H7N9 influenza reported, two recovered and discharged from hospital.

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

Source: People’s Daily, full page: (LINK). Article in Chinese, edited.

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China, Shanxi: one new case of H7N9 influenza reported, two recovered and discharged from hospital

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According to the Shanxi Provincial Health Service Committee news, from June 2 to 9 2017, Shanxi Province reported one additional human case of H7N9 influenza (notified by Beijing).

As of June 9, Shanxi Province, reported a total of three H7N9 human cases, of which 2 cases were discharged.

Health and family planning departments at all levels in conjunction with the joint control of the relevant units continue to do the epidemic monitoring, source control, health education and early treatment of early treatment and other work.

On June 5, a Datong County reported an additional case – notified by Beijing . The case Is currently treated at designated hospital in isolation.

Shanxi Province, the first case by the national, provincial and municipal medical expert group comprehensive consultation and Datong City Fourth People's Hospital (municipal designated hospitals) to treat, H7N9 disease cured, was discharged on June 7, transferred to the general hospital for other Disease treatment.

Shanxi Province, the second case by the Fourth People's Hospital of Taiyuan City (provincial and municipal designated hospitals) to treat, H7N9 disease cured, was discharged on the morning of June 9.

Experts recommend that the public should avoid contact with dead birds in daily life, try to avoid direct contact with live poultry; rural areas do not buy from the live live poultry vendors to purchase quarantine-free live poultry and feeding; a history of contact with poultry and fever Symptoms, should wear a mask, as soon as possible to the local medical institutions, and take the initiative to inform the doctor of bird history, do not travel.

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Keywords: China; Shanxi; Beijing; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Human.

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