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  • China - One new avian flu H5N6 human case in Guangdong province - 15th case in China in 2021 - September 22, 2021

    hat tip Michael Coston


    DONGGUAN CITY REPORTED ONE CASE OF H5N6


    time: 22 sourc, 2021 20:01:15 source: guangdong provincial health commission

    ON SEPTEMBER 22, 2021, THE GUANGDONG PROVINCIAL HEALTH COMMISSION REPORTED ONE CASE OF H5N6 IN DONGGUAN.

    patient li, male, 53 years old, from liuzhou, guangxi, now lives in dalingshan town, dongguan city. at present, patients in dongguan city's designated hospital active treatment.

    EXPERTS CONCLUDED THAT THE CASE IS AN OCCASIONAL CASE, THE RISK OF TRANSMISSION OF THE VIRUS IS LOW AT THIS STAGE. EXPERTS REMIND: THE PUBLIC SHOULD CONTINUE TO BE VIGILANT AND TAKE THE FOLLOWING MEASURES TO PREVENT AVIAN INFLUENZA SUCH AS H5N6.

    wash your hands frequently: wash your hands after contact with birds and after meals.

    to be cooked: poultry and eggs should be cooked before eating.

    early medical treatment: if there is fever, cough, headache, general discomfort and other respiratory symptoms, to the near medical and health institutions as soon as possible. if you have been in contact with birds before, take the initiative to tell your doctor.

    do not eat dead poultry meat.

    do not purchase poultry products of unknown origin.

    avoid live poultry markets whenever possible.

    guangdong provincial health commission portal, the official website of the guangdong provincial health commission

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    Source: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/...1092300704.htm


    CHP closely monitors human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in Mainland
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    The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (September 23) closely monitoring a human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in the Mainland, and again urged the public to maintain strict personal, food and environmental hygiene both locally and during travel.

    The case involves a 53-year-old man living in Dongguan, Guangdong. There is a frequent appearance of wild birds and backyard chickens at the patient's home. He developed symptoms on September 13 and was admitted for treatment on September 18. The patient is in critical condition.

    From 2014 to date, 44 human cases of avian influenza A(H5N6) have been reported by Mainland health authorities...

    ...Ends/Thursday, September 23, 2021
    Issued at HKT 17:00

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    • #3
      Our case list has 20 people since last cold/flu season began in Fall of 2020 and 15 so far in 2021:

      https://flutrackers.com/forum/forum/...ist#post906152


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