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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....

7 Jul 2017

#China, one new #human case of #H7N9 #influenza reported in #Xinjiang (#HK CHP, Jul 7 ‘17)


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

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human case in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China.

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

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CHP notified of human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Xinjiang

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The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (July 7) monitoring a notification from the National Health and Family Planning Commission that one additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) was recorded from June 30 to July 6 in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, and strongly urged the public to maintain strict personal, food and environmental hygiene both locally and during travel.

The 35-year-old male patient, who was known to have sold and slaughtered live chickens at market, had onset on June 23 and subsequently passed away on June 30.

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

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Ends/Friday, July 7, 2017 / Issued at HKT 18:39 / NNNN

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

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