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  • China - Yunnan province announces new H5N1 bird flu case - March 25, 2015

    Yunnan Province confirmed case of human infection with highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza

    [Index: 01510047-20150325-5311]
    Health and Family Planning Commission of Yunnan Province March 25 briefing, Yunnan Provincial Health Department in the spring after entering the flu and other respiratory diseases in the high season, stepped up surveillance of influenza, pneumonia and other unknown causes. In monitoring, from one case of severe pneumonia cases were detected positive for H5N1 avian influenza virus nucleic acid. March 25, Yunnan Family Planning Health Organization expert consultation and assessment, clinical manifestations comprehensive cases, laboratory test results and epidemiological history, the diagnosis of the cases of human infection with highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza.
    Patients were male, 17 years old, currently living in Kunming Wuhua. March 13 the disease, on the 20th to a provincial hospital in Kunming and income hospital treatment. On the 25th, the provincial, municipal disease prevention control center laboratory to detect H5N1 avian influenza virus nucleic acid positive.

    http://www.pbh.yn.gov.cn/contents/57/5311.html

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    CHP notified by NHFPC of one human case of avian influenza A(H5N1) in Yunnan
    ************************************************** ********* The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) today (March 25) received notification from the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of a human case of avian influenza A(H5N1) affecting a man aged 17 in Yunnan.

    According to the information provided by NHFPC, the patient lives in Kunming and has presented with fever and headache on March 13. He attended a local hospital on March 20. The patient is currently hospitalised for treatment in critical condition. His specimen, which was tested by the relevant authority, was positive for avian influenza A(H5N1).

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  • #2
    Please see this thread:

    China - Yunnan province announces new H5N1 bird flu case - March 23, 2015


    and our Global H5N1 2015 Case List here.

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