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#Avian #Influenza #H7N9 in #China: Preventing the Next #SARS (@WHO, Apr. 2 ‘17)

  Title : #Avian #Influenza #H7N9 in #China: Preventing the Next #SARS. Subject : Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype (Asian Lineage), poultry e...

4 Aug 2017

#HK CHP notified of #human case of #avian #influenza #H7N9 in #Fujian (August 4 ‘17)


Title: #HK CHP notified of #human case of #avian #influenza #H7N9 in #Fujian.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human cases in 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 Fujian

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The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (August 4) monitoring a notification from the National Health and Family Planning Commission that one additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) was recorded from July 28 to August 3 in Fujian, and strongly urged the public to maintain strict personal, food and environmental hygiene both locally and during travel.

The 58-year-old male patient in Fujian was known to have had exposure to a live poultry farm and had onset on July 19.

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

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Ends/Friday, August 4, 2017  / Issued at HKT 17:00  / NNNN

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Keywords: HK PRC SAR; Updates; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Human; Fujian.

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