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  • sharon sanders
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    Please see:

    China - Media: Macao gov announces 1st human H7N9 avian flu case - December 13, 2016


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  • sharon sanders
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    Government announcement:

    The first cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza virus confirmed cases and close contacts are in good health
    2016-12-16 20:34:00

    Source: Health Bureau
    The Department of Health said that the first batch of 58-year-old man who had confirmed the first case of human infection with the H7N9 Avian Influenza virus in Macao was still in isolation at the Insulated General Hospital of the Earls Court for voluntary segregation and antiviral treatment. His wife, who was defined as a close contact, was also voluntarily under separate medical observation in the isolation ward of the Earl Gray General Hospital, both of whom were in good health. In addition, a total of 95 general practitioners, including poultry practitioners from the Guangdong and Guangdong markets, poultry cullers from the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau, and firefighters with confirmed cases, were undergoing medical observation. Up to now, they are not any symptoms.

    The Department of Health has stated that the Government has formulated a contingency plan for avian flu and made adequate preparations, including stockpiles of antivirals, personal protective equipment, facilities and equipment. The Department of Health will continue to maintain close contact with the health authorities in the country and neighboring regions and the World Health Organization (WHO) to monitor the outbreaks in various localities and in Macao, and to prevent and control avian influenza epidemics in neighboring areas or Macao through cross-sectoral and public-private partnerships. Ready to work. However, according to past experience, the Health Bureau is expected in the near future areas H7N9 avian influenza virus activity is more active, called on the citizens of Australia to make the following preventive measures:
     Avoid going to places where poultry has been sold or displayed in markets and farms where the recent outbreak of Influenza A H7N9 has occurred;
     avoid contact with birds and their secretions, excreta; if contact should immediately wash their hands;
     Do not buy or carry unqualified birds;
     Do not eat thoroughly cooked poultry meat, offal, blood products and eggs;
     pay attention to personal hygiene, often wash their hands;
     If there is fever, cough, dyspnea and other symptoms, should wear a mask, as soon as possible medical treatment, and detailed to the doctor travel history and animal contact history.

    For more information on Avian Influenza A H7N9, please call the Health Bureau's website (www.ssm.gov.mo) or call the Health Bureau Infectious Disease Hotline 28700800 during office hours

    http://www.gcs.gov.mo/showNews.php?P...DataUcn=107227

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  • Macao - Government confirms hospitalized H7N9 case is in good condition, 95 other poultry contacts show no symptoms so far - December 16, 2016

    Macao's first case of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza virus confirmed in good condition tomorrow to resume import of live poultry in the Mainland

    2016-12-16 22:12:00
    Macau, December 16 (Reporter Huang Yanling) Macau Health Bureau issued a press release on the evening of 16, Macao's first case of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza virus male wholesale stall owners, is still in the general hospital isolation ward Voluntary isolation and antiviral treatment alone, and his wife also received medical observation alone, two people in good health.

    In addition, a total of 95 general practitioners, including poultry practitioners from the Guangdong and Guangdong markets, poultry cullers from the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau, and firefighters with confirmed cases, were undergoing medical observation. Up to now, they are not any symptoms. Macau will suspend the sale of live poultry from December 13 till now. The Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau will resume live poultry importation tomorrow (17th) after discussion with the mainland authorities. According to the established procedures in the past, the live poultry on the day of export to Macao shall be subject to sampling quarantine at the wholesale market. If there is no abnormal test result, live poultry will be sold in Macao on December 18.http://translate.googleusercontent.c...h9vFNT-kwPLOXQ
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