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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


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.


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


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


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