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  • China - 1 new H9N2 avian flu case in Beijing - May 2017 - WHO confirmed

    Beijing News reported that 19 cases of human infection H7N9 cases of avian influenza, 11 cases (57.9%) for local cases, 8 cases (42.1%) for the input Cases were significantly higher than in previous years; 11 cases of local cases were reported in the second quarter of 2017, of which 9 cases reported in April, 2 cases reported in May, are rural residents.
    Recently, Beijing has found a case of human infection with H9N2 avian influenza. Male patient, 32-year-old, outdoor workers, symptoms of fever, cough, sore throat, nasal congestion, runny nose, chills, fatigue, headache and muscle aches, currently patients have recovered.


    http://news.163.com/17/0516/16/CKIRRHH6000187VE.html

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    Government report:


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    Second, the recent avian flu outbreak and warm tips

    Since 1917, 19 cases of H7N9 avian influenza were reported in our city, 11 cases (57.9%) were local cases and 8 cases (42.1%) were imported cases, which were significantly higher than those in previous years. Eleven cases were Reported in the second quarter of 2017, of which 9 cases reported in April, 2 cases reported in May, are rural residents.

    Recently, the city also found a case of human infection H9N2 cases of avian influenza. Patient male, 32 years old, outdoor workers, symptoms of fever, cough, sore throat, nasal congestion, runny nose, chills, fatigue, headache and muscle pain, etc., the current patients have been cured. H9N2 Avian influenza virus is a low pathogenic avian influenza virus, mainly in poultry infection and transmission, but also infected pigs and people. H9N2 avian influenza virus is not yet effective with the ability to continue human infection, human infection after the main manifestations of influenza-like symptoms, a small number of cases can be severe or even death.
    Currently found that human avian influenza virus subtypes include H4N8, H5N1, H6N1, H7N2, H7N3, H7N7, H9N2, H7N9, H5N6, H10N7 and H10N8. Among the avian influenza viruses of different subtypes, H and N represent the hemagglutinin (HA) and neuraminidase (NA) of the outer membrane of the virus, respectively. According to their antigenicity, they can be divided into 16 HA subtypes H1 ~ H16) and 9 NA subtypes (N1 ~ N9).

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    http://www.bjcdc.org/article/45096/2...919197227.html

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    • #3
      This is the 2nd H9N2 case in China this year. The other case is:

      China, Male, 11 months, onset February 6, exposure to poultry, hospitalized & recovered WHO report April 20, 2017

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      • #4
        WHO confirmation:

        Avian influenza A(H9N2) viruses Current situation: One new laboratory-confirmed human case of A(H9N2) virus infection was reported to WHO from China. A 32-year-old man from Beijing developed mild illness on 28 April 2017 and was not hospitalized. He reported no clear exposure to live poultry prior to illness onset. Avian influenza A(H9N2) viruses are enzootic in poultry in China.

        http://www.who.int/influenza/human_a...05_16_2017.pdf

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