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  • China - Woman, 51, 1 human infection with H7N9 avian flu - Foshan, Guangdong province

    The New Web January 8 (xinhua) the Guangdong health planning website, on 8 January, the Guangdong Provincial Health and communications, Foshan City confirmed 1 human infection with H N 7 9 avian flu cases. Patient Choi, female, 51 years old, Foshan Nanhai District 9 town. December 31, 2013 late morbidity, January 3, 2014 at noon in Foshan, the first people's hospital admission admission to the "Duffy" treatment. At present, patient risk. December 31, 2013 afternoon, the patient had been in the market for 1 chickens in the home to slaughter. Local health departments of 21 people who have close contacts with medical observation, no abnormality was found. As at 1 August, I province reported 10 cases, cure 2, death 1 as an example, a patient living in Dongguan. The patient, living in statistics, the city 2, Foshan 2, Huizhou 1, Dongguan 2, Yang Jiang 3.

    http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2014/01-08/5713286.shtml

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    Re: Guangdong Foshan confirmed 1 human infection with H7N9 avian flu

    [Source: Centre for Health Protection, Hong Kong PRC SAR, full page: (LINK).]


    CHP notified by Guangdong HFPC of additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9)


    The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) was notified by the Health and Family Planning Commission (HFPC) of Guangdong Province today (January 8) of an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) affecting a woman aged 51.

    The patient, who lives in Foshan, had onset of symptoms on December 31, 2013, and was admitted to a local hospital on January 3. Her specimen tested positive for the avian influenza A(H7N9) virus by the relevant health authority of Guangdong Province today. She had bought and slaughtered a live chicken at home on December 31. Her current condition is critical.

    The 21 close contacts of the patient have been put under medical surveillance by the relevant health authority of Guangdong Province. No abnormalities have been found among her close contacts so far.

    Regarding another human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) notified to the CHP by the Guangdong HFPC yesterday (January 7) affecting a 31-year-old male patient in Shenzhen, the respiratory specimens of his close contact in Hong Kong who is a four-year-old girl as well as that of her 37-year-old mother both tested negative for the avian influenza A(H7N9) virus by the CHP's Public Health Laboratory Services Branch. The girl remains under quarantine.

    To date, a total of 150 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) have been confirmed on the Mainland.

    They are in:
    1. Zhejiang (52 cases),
    2. Shanghai (34 cases),
    3. Jiangsu (28 cases),
    4. Guangdong (10 cases),
    5. Jiangxi (six cases),
    6. Fujian (five cases),
    7. Anhui (four cases),
    8. Henan (four cases),
    9. Beijing (two cases),
    10. Hunan (two cases),
    11. Shandong (two cases) and
    12. Hebei (one case).
    The CHP will follow up with the Mainland health authorities for more case details.

    "Locally, enhanced disease surveillance, port health measures and health education against avian influenza are ongoing. We will remain vigilant and maintain liaison with the World Health Organization (WHO) and relevant health authorities. Local surveillance activities will be modified upon the WHO's recommendations," a spokesman for the DH said.

    All border control points (BCPs) have implemented disease prevention and control measures. Thermal imaging systems are in place for body temperature checks of inbound travellers. Suspected cases will be immediately referred to public hospitals for follow-up investigation.

    Regarding health education for travellers at BCPs, distribution of pamphlets, display of posters in departure and arrival halls, in-flight public announcements, environmental health inspection and provision of regular updates to the travel industry via meetings and correspondence are all proceeding.

    "Travellers, especially those returning from avian influenza A(H7N9)-affected areas and provinces, with fever or respiratory symptoms should immediately wear masks, seek medical attention and reveal their travel history to doctors. Health-care professionals should pay special attention to patients who might have had contact with poultry, birds or their droppings in affected areas and provinces," the spokesman advised.

    Members of the public should remain vigilant and take heed of the preventive advice against avian influenza below:
    • Do not visit live poultry markets. Avoid contact with poultry, birds and their droppings. If contact has been made, thoroughly wash hands with soap;
    • 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 the toilet or touching public installations or equipment (including escalator handrails, elevator control panels and 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 a tissue and put it into a covered dustbin;
    • Avoid crowded places and contact with fever patients; and
    • Wear masks when respiratory symptoms develop or when taking care of fever patients.
    The public may visit the CHP's avian influenza page (www.chp.gov.hk/en/view_content/24244.html ) and website (www.chp.gov.hk/files/pdf/global_statistics_avian_influenza_e.pdf ) for more information on avian influenza-affected areas and provinces.


    Ends/Wednesday, January 8, 2014
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      Re: Guangdong Foshan confirmed 1 human infection with H7N9 avian flu

      Guangdong Foshan has 2 human infection with H N 7 9 does not exclude new possible


      The New Web Foshan 1, 8 JUL (threaded King Wai) in southern China's Guangdong Province, Foshan Municipal Government's external communications, at noon on 8 july, Foshan New 1 case where people are infected with H N 7 9 bird flu case. The Foshan recently diagnosed in the first 2 cases were infected H N 7 9 cases, experts estimate that does not exclude Foshan there are sporadic cases of possible. The Foshan Municipal Government introduced. The new patient, Choi is a 51-year-old female, Foshan Nanhai District 9 Town, December 31, 2013 late morbidity, January 3, 2014 at noon in Foshan, the first people's hospital admission, and admission to the "Duffy" treatment, and the patient's own people with diabetes and lung disease basis. The current critical condition. According to the Guangdong health planning 6, 1 on the afternoon of 3, Guangzhou Medical College Hospital Admission 1 living in Nanhai District, Foshan City water town of cases. The Detected Diagnostic Known Infection H N 7 9 avian flu cases, the patient was 47-year-old male, long-term poultry sales and transport work, the present condition. Foshan Municipal Government said. According to the survey, Foshan City 2 cases are sporadic cases, no epidemiological association, the health sector in the 2 cases were all close contacts for medical observation, There is no abnormality was found. It has been reported that, the Foshan Epidemic Prevention and Control Leading Group has been the case the epidemic contingency disposal have been deployed in an all-out effort to rescue and treat patients, the Nanhai District 9 River town has been, Philips, Toyota profit two associated market to pause live poultry trade measures, such as comprehensive cleansing and disinfection. Return Tencent Web Home >>


      http://news.qq.com/a/20140108/014620.htm

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        Re: Guangdong Foshan confirmed 1 human infection with H7N9 avian flu

        Foshan City, Guangdong province confirmed 1 human infection with H N 7 9 avian flu cases - the Government of China web


        BEIJING, January 8 (XINHUA) -- Cisco Cisco) on 8 January, the Guangdong Provincial Health and communications, Foshan 1 confirmed case where people are infected with H N 7 9 avian flu cases. According to information, the patient, Choi, female, 51 years old, Foshan Nanhai District 9 town. December 31, 2013 late morbidity, January 3, 2014 at noon in Foshan, the first people's hospital admission admission to the "Duffy" treatment. At present, patient risk.

        December 31, 2013 afternoon, the patient had been in the market for 1 chickens in the home to slaughter. Local health departments of 21 people who have close contacts with medical observation, no abnormality was found. As at 1 August, Guangdong has reported 10 cases, cure 2, 1 death case (patient residence in Dongguan. The patient, living in statistics, the city 2, Foshan 2, Huizhou 1, Dongguan 2, Yang Jiang 3.

        http://www.gov.cn/jrzg/2014-01/08/content_2562335.htm

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          Re: Guangdong Foshan confirmed 1 human infection with H7N9 avian flu

          Foshan found one case of human infection with H7N9 bird flu
          2014-01-08 16:21:00 this site
            According to the Ministry of Health and Family Planning Commission report, January 8, 2014, Foshan City, found one case of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza. Patients Choi (female, 51 years old, Foshan nationality) living in Nanhai District of Foshan City, December 31, 2013 the disease, January 3, 2014 Check Foshan First People's Hospital in critical condition. After receiving the report, carried out in patients with treatment immediately Foshan City, in close contact with medical observation, epidemiological investigation work. Currently, have mastered 21 close contacts found no abnormalities.
            Since August 10, 2013, the province reported a total of 10 cases of human infection with the H7N9 avian flu cases, 1 death (case Dongguan City December 15, 2013 discovery, He died, January 6, 2014 deaths). By patient place of residence, Shenzhen, Foshan, Dongguan City, the two cases, one case of Huizhou City, Yangjiang three cases.

          http://www.gdemo.gov.cn/yjdt/gdyjdt/...108_191749.htm
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            Re: Guangdong Foshan confirmed 1 human infection with H7N9 avian flu

            Source: http://www.thestandard.com.hk/breaki...&icid=a&d_str=

            Middle-aged Foshan woman critical from deadly H7N9 virus infection
            (2 hrs 54 mins ago)

            Guangdong’s Foshan city reported a new human H7N9 infection today, raising the total number of such cases in the province to 10 since August.
            The 51-year-old female patient, surnamed Cui, was sent to hospital on Janaury 1. She is now in a critical condition, said the provincial health and family planning commission.
            Cui bought a live chicken at a market and slaughtered it at home...

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              Guangdong Foshan confirmed 1 human infection with H7N9 avian flu

              [Source: World Health Organization, full page: (LINK). Edited.]


              Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus – update

              Disease outbreak news / 9 January 2014


              The National Health and Family Planning Commission of China has notified WHO of seven additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus.

              On 4 January 2014, WHO was notified of an 86-year-old man from Shanghai City became ill on 26 December and was admitted to hospital on 30 December. He is currently in critical condition. He has a history of exposure to live poultry.

              On 5 January 2014, WHO was notified of 34 year old woman from Shaoxing City, Zhejiang Province became ill on 29 December and was admitted to hospital on 2 January. She is currently in critical condition.

              On 6 January 2014, WHO was notified of two additional cases:
              • A 47 year old man from Foshan City in Guangdong Province became ill on 25 December and was admitted to hospital on 3 January. He is currently in critical condition. He has a history of exposure to a live poultry market.
              • A 71 year old farmer from Yangjiang City, Guangdong Province became ill on 1 January and was admitted to hospital on 4 January. He is currently in critical condition.
              On 8 January 2014, WHO was notified of three additional cases:
              • A 54 year-old woman from Nanjing City in Jiangsu Province who became ill on 20 December and was admitted to hospital on 27 December. She is currently in critical condition. She has a history of exposure to live poultry.
              • A 31 year-old man from Shenzhen City in Guangdong Province who became ill on 30 December and was admitted to hospital on 3 January. He is currently in stable condition.
              • A 51 year-old woman from Foshan City in Guangdong Province who became ill on 31 December and was admitted to hospital on 3 January. She is currently in critical condition. She has a history of exposure to live poultry.
              The source of infection is still under investigation. So far, there is no evidence of sustained human-to-human transmission.

              The Chinese government continues to take the following surveillance and control measures:
              • Strengthen surveillance and situation analysis;
              • Reinforce case management and treatment;
              • Conduct risk communication with the public and release information;
              • Strengthen international collaboration and communication; and
              • Conduct scientific studies.
              WHO does not advise special screening at points of entry with regard to this event, nor does it currently recommend any travel or trade restrictions.


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                Re: Guangdong Foshan confirmed 1 human infection with H7N9 avian flu

                Translation Google

                Critically ill patients with H7N9 patients Foshan second two patients had history of exposure to live poultry

                More Source: Yangcheng Evening  Post Time :2014-01-10 07:09

                Doctors said the elderly and children are vulnerable populations
                Yangcheng Evening News reporter Huang Seoul

                Since the 6th, Guangdong 3 consecutive days of confirmed cases notified four cases of H7N9 bird flu can be described as menacing. 9, 2014, the first case of H7N9 patients in Foshan Xiemou has fever, raised his hand to be able to greet people when Foshan patients Choi still lying second in Foshan City, a hospital ICU, use of mechanical ventilator. The hospital said Choi any time of danger.

                Disease:

                Home patient husband bought chicken slaughter

                According to sources close to Choi's husband, 51-year-old Choi, who lives in Nanhai Jiujiang town, at a gas station before the onset of the financial clerks do occasionally go out to the guests to help refuel.

                "Before the onset, Choi had a three-year history of diabetes, lung there are also problems in the past six months has been coughing." 9 pm, Foshan First People's Hospital (hereinafter referred to as a city hospital), deputy director of the ICU physicians iron reputation Gull said.

                July 2013, Choi had to Jiujiang hospital for chest CT, found left lung, right upper lung shadows, suspected tuberculosis, but there was no diagnosis. December 2013, Choi again according to the local hospital CT, lung disease increases at this time, she was recommended to the center of Nanhai District TB treatment. The center opened a month to Choi drugs, "taking a few days later, she felt severe gastrointestinal reactions, uncomfortable on the withdrawal."

                News from the South China Sea, an official said the health system, December 31, 2013, which is New Year's Eve, Choi husband went to the market to buy live chickens to take home after the slaughter carried out by the Choi and not, as previously rumored by Choi personally to the vegetable market to buy.

                That night, in poor physical condition Choi has a fever to 40 degrees Celsius. The next day, she went to a local hospital, Jiujiang treatment, lost a bottle of liquid hanging slightly back after a little burn, Choi went home, and relatives did not care too much.

                January 3, 2014, Choi again fever, the disease seems to aggravate the symptoms of fever had come to a city hospital clinic.
                Diagnosis:

                Prior history aggravate the patient's condition

                According to Fitch iron Gull memories, when the 3rd Choi to a city hospital, had a high fever 39 degrees Celsius, accompanied by significant cough, sputum, shortness of breath, which caused great attention the hospital, then sent to Infectious Diseases.

                After doctors rounds, Choi is considered severe pneumonia, unable to rule out bird flu, have been introduced into the negative pressure respiratory isolation ward, and use the "Tamiflu" in receiving the day of admission, specimens were sent to CDC for influenza antigen detection of nucleic acid.

                As the disease progresses rapidly, 3 night, Choi has difficulty breathing, require endotracheal intubation with mechanical ventilation treatment. The 4th at 4 pm, Choi was transferred to ICU emergency treatment, prevention and control of avian influenza by the implementation of single room isolation requirements, medical personnel in accordance with standard precautionary principle, take protective measures.

                7, 2014, from Foshan City CDC report shows that Choi nucleic acid testing positive for H7N9, was diagnosed with human H7N9 avian influenza infection.

                A vice president of the city chapter into the country, said Choi had a history of diabetes three years there, and lung disease, which causes the H7N9 virus after infection Choi, soon evolved into severe cases.

                So Choi in the end is how avian flu slaughter live poultry is causing the problem? According to Zhang Cheng Guo said: "Choi lived near market infected with avian influenza is not necessarily a relationship and live poultry slaughter."

                Condition:

                Currently dying life-threatening

                "Her husband is a worker, busy, appears to be an honest man." Reputation iron Gull told reporters after Choi stay a city hospital, two days ago to visit relatives can also be separated by glass Choi. Later Choi sicker, in order to protect their families, Choi husband, who can only guard the families waiting zone.

                9 pm, a vice president of the city chapter into the country to the Yangcheng Evening News reporter, Choi is currently in critical condition, still needs the ventilator to maintain blood pressure with vasopressors, any time of danger, "but in terms of representing the 8th stable condition, did not continue to deteriorate. "

                Reminder:

                Avoid eating undercooked poultry

                As at 18:00 on the 9th, 10 cases were reported in Guangdong cases, including the death of one case (patient residence in Dongguan), Foshan is three days notify two cases. What kind of people infected with bird flu is easier?

                Deputy director of the city hospital ICU physicians reputation iron Gull believes that people suffer from malnutrition, anemia, cancer, hypertension and other underlying diseases, as well as the elderly and children, more susceptible to avian influenza after infection is also more likely to develop severe cases .

                Foshan confirmed two cases of H7N9 patients have a history of contact with live poultry, this Foshan Municipal Health Bureau reminded the public to avoid contact with birds, if you have contact with drinking water at mealtime, touching your eyes, mouth, nose before should first wash hands, in addition, do not eat undercooked eggs and poultry meat, do not eat the flesh of dead birds and birds of unknown origin to purchase products.

                zhttp://news.ycwb.com/2014-01/10/content_5850900.htm
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                  Re: China - Woman, 51, 1 human infection with H7N9 avian flu - Foshan, Guangdong province

                  Pathfinder here is the official report!
                  Foshan First People's Hospital
                  Our hospital confirmed case of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza in severe cases
                  Source: City, a hospital Date :2014-1-9

                  Not clipping hospital news! Very poor prognosis!

                  http://www.fshospital.org.cn/CN/info...t/new23592.htm

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