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  • Ronan Kelly
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    The city prevention and control of human infection N7N9 avian flu (April 8)
    The various departments of the city and county in recent days to take a number of measures to adhere to the good of the prevention and control work.
    The agricultural sector in the city resolutely good animal H7N9 avian flu prevention and control work, the city is currently Estate poultry to the H7N9 bird flu virus is not detected. As of the evening of April 7, the the harmless treatment center of the city animal has been receiving all kinds of culled poultry 111,122 plume. Estate poultry sales difficulties that may arise after the live bird markets in the city closed, the Agriculture Commission is studying the relevant supporting policies to stabilize poultry production in the city, to safeguard the legitimate interests of farmers.
    City departments at all levels to increase the monitoring and inspection efforts, the trading activities of the total suspension of live poultry, wild birds, and to do related advocacy work. The business sector continues to strengthen market management, to ensure that all live animal stopped. April 13 to April 13, the city's industrial and commercial law enforcement officers deployed 904 people to check the market 903 times, check the business households 2089 banned all kinds of road market live poultry trading point 10, to accept consumer complaints Report 17. Shanghai entry-exit inspection and quarantine departments to strengthen check the entry of poultry and its products, poultry products 100% out of the box inspection.
    City Food and Drug Administration department today (8 days) continued to carry out special checks catering units and 972 people were deployed supervisor to check catering units 729 times to check the situation is no exception. City Commission by letter to actively implement a comprehensive security work, in conjunction with City departments and enterprises related to drug production and supply of special studies, clear the job requirements, establish inventory early-warning mechanism.
    2013-04-08


    Closing at 5:30 p.m. on April 8th of people infected with the H7N9 case counts
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  • Treyfish
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    Five patients infected with type 1 flu virus in Siu Lam Hospital

    (04-08 19:53)

    Five patients, aged 33 to 56, in a male ward for the severe mentally handicapped had presented with respiratory symptoms since April 5, Siu Lam Hospital said today.
    Appropriate viral tests were arranged for the patients and their test results were positive for Parainfluenza Virus Type 1. The patients concerned are being treated under isolation and are in stable condition.
    Admission to the ward has been suspended and restricted visiting has been imposed. Infection control measures have already been stepped up according to established guidelines. All other patients in the ward concerned are under close surveillance. http://www.thestandard.com.hk/breaki...d_str=20130308

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  • Giuseppe
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    [Source: Centre for Health Protection, Hong Kong PRC SAR, full text: (LINK).]
    Fever patient with travel history tested negative for Influenza A (H7)


    The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) today (April 8) received notification from Tseung Kwan O Hospital (TKOH) a suspected human case of Influenza A (H7) affecting a 58-year-old woman whose respiratory specimens tested negative for H7 virus upon preliminary laboratory testing.

    The female patient visited Shanghai and Jiangsu from March 31 to April 5. She had presented with fever, cough, sore throat and myalgia since April 3 but her fever subsided the following day (April 4). She attended the Accident and Emergency Department of TKOH today for increase in cough and is currently admitted to the isolation ward for further management. She has been in stable condition all along.

    Her respiratory specimens tested negative for H7 upon preliminary laboratory testing by the Public Health Laboratory Services Branch (PHLSB) of the CHP.

    Initial enquiries by the CHP revealed that the patient had visited a wet market with poultry stores during her stay in Shanghai.

    Her family contacts are so far all asymptomatic.

    "Influenza A (H7) is a statutorily notifiable infectious disease in Hong Kong and no human cases of Influenza A (H7N9) have been recorded so far," a spokesman for the DH stressed.

    The spokesman also reminded doctors to report any suspected case of Influenza A (H7) to the CHP and the PHLSB is ready to receive and test specimens whenever necessary.

    Travellers, especially those returning from Shanghai, Anhui, Jiangsu and Zhejiang, with fever or respiratory symptoms are urged to wear facial masks immediately, seek medical attention, and reveal their travel history to doctors.

    Healthcare professionals should also pay special attention to those who might have contact with birds, poultry or their droppings in the affected areas.

    "We would like to reassure the public that the Government will be as transparent as possible in the dissemination of information on human cases of Influenza A (H7N9). Whenever there is a suspected case, the CHP will release information to the public as soon as possible," the spokesman added.

    Members of the public should remain vigilant and are reminded to take heed of the following preventive advice against avian influenza:
    • Avoid direct contact with poultry and birds or their droppings; if contacts have been made, they should immediately wash hands thoroughly with soap and water;
    • Poultry and eggs should be thoroughly cooked before eating;
    • Wash hands frequently with soap, especially before touching the mouth, nose or eyes, handling food or eating, after going to toilet, touching public installations or equipment such as escalator handrails, elevator control panels or door knobs, or when hands are dirtied by respiratory secretions after coughing or sneezing;
    • Cover the nose and mouth while sneezing or coughing, hold the spit with tissue and put it into covered dustbins;
    • Avoid crowded places and contact with fever patients; and
    • Wear a mask when respiratory symptoms develop or you need to take care of fever patients.
    From tomorrow (April 9) onwards, the CHP will provide the media a daily update on the number of suspected human cases of Influenza A (H7) notified to the CHP.

    This will include cases fulfilling the reporting criteria of suspected human cases of Influenza A (H7) and others that do not fulfill the reporting criteria.

    The public may visit the Avian Influenza page of the CHP (www.chp.gov.hk/en/view_content/24244.html) for further information.


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  • Giuseppe
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    [Source: Centre for Health Protection, Hong Kong PRC SAR, full text: (LINK).]
    Three human cases of Influenza A (H7N9) in Shanghai and Jiangsu verified by NHFPC


    The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) tonight (April 8) verified with the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) three confirmed human cases of Influenza A (H7N9) in Shanghai and Jiangsu.

    A CHP spokesman said the case in Shanghai involved a 64-year-old man, who has passed away. And the two cases in Jiangsu involved an 85-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman, both of whom were in critical condition.

    Laboratory tests on the patients' specimens by the Mainland health authorities yielded positive results for H7N9.

    According to the Shanghai Municipal Public Health Bureau and the Jiangsu Province Department of Health, the 66 close contacts of the three patients are asymptomatic so far.

    A spokesman for DH stressed that the CHP is closely monitoring the situation and will continue to maintain close liaison with the Mainland health authorities for more case information, as well as keep a close eye on the advice from the World Health Organization.

    The spokesman also advised travellers, especially those returning from Shanghai, Anhui, Jiangsu and Zhejiang, with fever or respiratory symptoms, to wear facial masks immediately, seek medical attention, and reveal their travel history to doctors.

    Healthcare professionals should also pay special attention to those who might have had contact with birds, poultry or their droppings in the affected areas.

    "No human infection with Influenza A (H7N9) has been identified so far in Hong Kong," the spokesman said.

    "We would like to reassure the public that the Government will be as transparent as possible in the dissemination of information on cases of human infection with Influenza A (H7N9) . Whenever there is a suspected case, the CHP will release information to the public as soon as possible," the spokesman added.

    Members of the public should remain vigilant and are reminded to take heed of the following preventive advice against avian influenza:
    • Avoid direct contact with poultry and birds or their droppings. If contact has been made, they should immediately wash hands thoroughly with soap and water;
    • Poultry and eggs should be thoroughly cooked before eating;
    • Wash hands frequently with soap, especially before touching the mouth, nose or eyes, handling food or eating, after going to toilet, touching public installations or equipment such as escalator handrails, elevator control panels or door knobs, or when hands are dirtied by respiratory secretions after coughing or sneezing;
    • Cover the nose and mouth while sneezing or coughing, hold the spit with tissue and put it into covered dustbins;
    • Avoid crowded places and contact with fever patients; and
    • Wear a mask when respiratory symptoms develop or you need to take care of fever patients.
    The public may visit the Avian Influenza page of the CHP (www.chp.gov.hk/en/view_content/24244.html) for further information.


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  • Treyfish
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    Avian influenza Ko Wing Man: So far, seven suspected cases of infection of H7N9 to be assessed
    "The news agency of the economy through the 8th Newsletter" in the special session of the Legislative Council Panel on Health Services, Ko Wing-man, the Secretary for Food and Health revealed that HA has so far received nine of H7N9 reported cases, of which two have been announced, and the exclusion of infection cases the rest CHP has yet to be further evaluated.http://finance.qq.com/a/20130408/006414.htm

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  • Giuseppe
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    Source: RTHK, full text in Chinese: http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews..._55_913744.htm - Automatic translation.


    HK, Two suspected cases tested negative for H7N9

    2013-04-08 HKT 18:09

    Huang Kaiyi reported


    Ko Wing-man, the Food and Health Bureau, said the nine reported cases needed to test whether the infection of H7N9 avian influenza, of which two have been identified as non-cases.

    He also said that according to WHO recommendations, the authorities temporarily not in east China issued a travel alert.


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  • Giuseppe
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    [Source: Ifeng, full text in Chinese: (LINK). Automatic translation.]
    H7N9, Jiangsu: 2 additional human cases

    Apr. 08, 2013 5:33 Source: Jiangsu Provincial Health Department website: in Dandan


    Two cases of new confirmed cases of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza in Jiangsu Province, April 8
    Health Department of Jiangsu Province, April 8 Bulletin, Jiangsu Province, the new confirmed cases of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza.

    Patients Shumou, male, 85 years old, Nanjing Shimonoseki area retirement home. March 28 incidence, diagnosis and treatment to a hospital in Nanjing on April 1. April 8 at noon, the provincial expert group diagnosed cases of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases. Currently, patients in critical condition. After investigation, the 34 close contacts of the cases, no abnormality.

    Patients Qiu, female, 25 years old, Zhenjiang City area, unemployed. March 30 incidence, diagnosis and treatment to a hospital in Zhenjiang City. On the afternoon of April 8, the provincial expert group diagnosed cases of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases. Currently, patients in critical condition. After investigation, the close contacts of the cases of a total of 18 people, showed no abnormality.

    In addition, at noon on April 8, the province of the expert group consultation, exclude ( Suzhou Wujiang District, Zhao) of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza suspected cases.

    Provincial Health Department is organizing experts to make every effort to rescue cases, the implementation of the epidemic prevention and control measures.
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  • Ronan Kelly
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    New case of human infection of H7N9 avian flu cases in the city today (Shanghai)
    As of 17:00, April 8, 2011, the city has new confirmed cases of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza cases, after she died.
    The new cases are as follows:
    Patients celebrate a male, 64 years old, the people of Shanghai, retirees. On the morning of April 1, patients with symptoms of chills, body temperature was not measured, self-serving pharmaceutical treatment. On April 3, the patient self-test body temperature of 39.0 ℃, to the Ruijin hospital pneumonia diagnosis of right, given symptomatic treatment. Patients with shortness of breath in the morning of April 7, 9:15 and went to the Ruijin Hospital for treatment, a diagnosis of severe pneumonia, isolation and treatment of income wards. Rescue invalid by the hospital, the patient died at 18:45 on the 7th. On the evening of April 7, the case samples by the Shanghai Municipal Center for Disease Control laboratory testing, the results for the H7N9 avian influenza virus nucleic acid positive. In accordance with the relevant requirements, the Shanghai Municipal Health and Family Planning Commission organized municipal clinical expert group to discuss the deaths of experts based on the clinical performance of laboratory testing and epidemiological data, the diagnosis of the cases of human infection of H7N9 avian flu in cases. After investigation, the close contacts of cases of a total of four people have been implemented under medical observation, until now, were not unusual.
    Up to now, Shanghai were found 11 cases of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases, including five cases of death, another six cases being treated in isolation into one of them has basically recovered. It is understood that the city had a total of 11 confirmed cases of the 202 close contacts to carry out medical observation, all close contacts of the close contacts of fever with cough or sore throat and other symptoms, the cumulative current 2 per capita laboratory tests have been to exclude the H7N9 avian flu in the treatment of the Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center, and is currently in stable condition.
    2013-04-08

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  • Ronan Kelly
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    Mike Coston

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    Two cases of new confirmed cases of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza in Jiangsu Province, April 8

    Published :2013 -4-8

      Health Department of Jiangsu Province, April 8 Bulletin, Jiangsu Province, the new confirmed cases of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza.

      The patients Shumou, male, 85 years old, Nanjing Shimonoseki area of ​​the original retirement home. March 28 incidence, diagnosis and treatment to a hospital in Nanjing on April 1. April 8 at noon, the provincial expert group diagnosed cases of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases. Currently, patients in critical condition. After investigation, the 34 close contacts of the cases, no abnormality.

      Patients Qiumou, female, 25 years old, the Zhenjiang City Runzhou district people, unemployed. March 30 incidence, diagnosis and treatment to a hospital in Zhenjiang City. April 8 at noon, the provincial expert group diagnosed cases of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases. Currently, patients in critical condition. After investigation, the close contacts of the case has a total of 18 people currently no abnormality.

      In addition, at noon on April 8, the provincial expert group consultation, exclude one cases (Suzhou Wujiang District Zhao) human infection with the H7N9 avian flu suspected cases.

      Provincial Health Department is organizing experts to make every effort to rescue cases, to implement various epidemic prevention and control measures.

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  • Giuseppe
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    [Source: Ifeng, full text in Chinese: (LINK). Automatic translation.]
    H7N9, An additional fatal case confirmed in Shanghai

    2013 04 08, 2011 17:15 Source: Shanghai Municipal Government Information Office


    @ Shanghai released [new case of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases # #

    As of 17:00 today, the city's newly confirmed case of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza cases, death.

    Patients with HE, male, aged 64, from Shanghai, retirees.

    Four close contacts of the cases have been implemented under medical observation, were not abnormal.

    Up to now, a total of 11 cases of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases, of which 5 died and another six cases have been a case of basic rehabilitation.
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  • Giuseppe
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    Source: RTHK, full text in Chinese (automatic translation): http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews..._55_913726.htm


    Mainland media: a confirmed H7N9 death

    2013-04-08 HKT 17:19

    Mainland media reported that Shanghai is a confirmed human infection of H7N9 avian influenza, has died.

    The patient is a 64-year-old man, has been retired.

    Four close contacts of the patient's medical observation has been implemented, there does not appear abnormal.

    Up to now, a total of 11 confirmed cases of infection of H7N9 avian influenza, in which five people were killed.


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  • Giuseppe
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    Source: RTHK, full text in Chinese: http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews..._55_913691.htm - Automatic translation.


    Ko Wing Man: nine suspected H7N9 cases to be expert assessment

    2013-04-08 HKT 15:15

    Food and Health Bureau, Ko Wing-man said that there is at present no the novel coronavirus or H7N9 avian influenza infection to the public, but the authorities are on high alert, never falter.

    He revealed that nine cases of suspected H7N9 infection, the need for experts to further assess two of these cases, the authorities had announced and confirmed not confirmed cases.

    Ko Wing-man, a committee of the Legislative Council, said this week, four at the Man Kam To Control Point for imports of poultry H7 quick test will get the result of four hours, no problem can be shipped to the poultry sold in the market.

    The medical profession ki and concerned about whether the notification system of the Mainland and Hong Kong, Ko Wing-man stressed to maintain close liaison with the Mainland to, there is no big problem.

    The Democratic Alliance for the Betterment of Hong Kong (DAB) Elizabeth Quat worry that people will recklessly epidemic messages, such messages will make public awareness numb, unable to ban urged the public to filter messages, do not casually spread to Ko Wing-man said.


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  • Treyfish
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    Jiangsu Zhenjiang treated patients with severe cases of pneumonia were receiving active treatment
    The time :2013 -04-08 05:25:04
    Yesterday, users on microblogging rumors: Zhenjiang City found a case of suspected H7N9 bird flu cases. Zhenjiang Municipal Health Bureau yesterday informed that the afternoon of April 6, Zhenjiang City, treated patients with severe cases of pneumonia, the cases are receiving active treatment. Disease control departments are stepping up the monitoring of the epidemic, and pay close attention to the dynamics of the epidemic, collected the sample of cases sent to the provincial departments detection and follow-up of the situation will be announced.http://news.cnwest.com/content/2013-...nt_8904761.htm

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  • Giuseppe
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    H7N9, China: Cumulative number of today confirmed and suspected cases (April 8 2013): 0 cases / 0 deaths (Total 21 / 6 )

    Source: Ifeng, full text in Chinese: http://news.ifeng.com/mainland/speci...949188_0.shtml - Automatic translation.


    Zhenjiang, Jiangsu admitted to a case of severe pneumonia

    Apr 08, 2013 03:15 Source: Modern Express


    Express News (correspondent Wei Qing reporters Linqing Zhi) yesterday, there are users on the microblogging rumors:

    Zhenjiang found a case of suspected H7N9 avian influenza.

    The Zhenjiang Municipal Health Bureau yesterday informed that the afternoon of April 6, Zhenjiang City, treated patients with severe cases of pneumonia, the patients receiving active treatment.

    Disease control departments are stepping up surveillance, pay close attention to the dynamics of the epidemic, collected a sample of the cases sent to provincial departments detection, follow-up information on the case will be promptly published.

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  • H7N9, China: Cumulative number of today confirmed and suspected cases (April 8 2013): 3 cases / 1 deaths/ (Total 24 / 7) 10 suspected cases

    Please see previous day thread here.


    Zhejiang-dude was cremated, so prolly no testing, officials say not h7n9, coughed blood

    The network transmission the Yongkang someone fever and died the local government to clarify the non-H7N9
    April 7, 2013 05:00:02
    April 7 Yongkang hospital of Chinese medicine, today to death one case the field returned from patients with (Yongkang locals), the cause of death: fever, headache. not do viral cultures, and not sent to the provincial health department. you Xianghuzhuangao, pay attention to the prevention of H7N9. "

      At 22:30 on the April 5 users @ Little Mo small fresh "made a micro-Bo, quickly cause concern Yongkang...
    At the meeting, the CDC director, Yongkang Hu Yunqing communications:

      After investigation and relevant expert group consultation to confirm the death of a patient in the early morning of April 5, and confirmed the name of the deceased suffering typical lobar pneumonia and is not infected with the H7N9 avian influenza.

      Hu Yunqing said deceased Moumou Yongkang positions before town Jingzhou, village this year, 71-year-old, previously a plasterers, because of the advanced age at home recuperating, 6 days ago fever and cough symptoms and cough rusty sputum.

      Because the disease has been unhealed, at 10:00 on the April 4, Li Moumou admitted to Yongkang hospital of Chinese medicine.

      Admission, the doctors initial diagnosis, he is suffering from lobar pneumonia, his resistance to infection, such as lung, oxygen treatment.


      Hu Yunqing said the team of experts examined: Moumou have high fever, cough, cough the rusty sputum typical lobar pneumonia clinical manifestations; blood C-reactive protein to support bacterial infections; blood gas analysis showed hypoxemia alone disease; enhanced chest CT findings of pulmonary limitations of substantive changes, in line with the imaging diagnosis of lobar pneumonia, therefore diagnosed as a bacterial lobar pneumonia.

      "There are many kinds of pneumonia, but the reasons are different, lobar pneumonia bacterial pneumonia, and H7N9 avian influenza virus pneumonia." Hu Yunqing said the dead infected with the H7N9 avian flu virus can be ruled out.
    ..(I) know confirmed, there is such a thing, seems to have cremated the dead." @ Little Mo small fresh "added...
      Hu Yunqing Yongkang stressed unexplained pneumonia has not received the report, can say with certainty Yongkang no cases of people infected with the H7N9 avian flu, Yongkang City, the people do not have to panic.http://zjnews.zjol.com.cn/05zjnews/s...19260074.shtml
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