Guangdong, Foshan reports two cases of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza virus
2014-01-10 16:00:59 / Ministry of Health and Family Planning Commission
January 10 afternoon, the Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission informed Foshan confirmed two cases of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza. Two cases are mild, sporadic cases, no epidemiological link.
Case 1 Liu, female, 42 years old, lives in the town of Yanbu, Nanhai District, Foshan City. Engage in wholesale sales of live poultry. January 5, 2014 the disease, January 8 to local hospitals infected with H7N9 fever clinic, give "Tamiflu" treatment, January 9 admitted to the hospital. Currently the patient has fever, mild symptoms. Local health departments for 20 close contacts under medical observation and found no abnormalities.
Case 2 Liu, female, 59 years old, currently residing in Nanhai District of Foshan street, no live poultry exposure history. December 29, 2013 the disease, avian influenza H7N9 infection in sentinel local hospital Jan. 2, 2014, to "Tamiflu" treatment. Currently, patients with mild symptoms. Local health department for five close contacts under medical observation and found no abnormalities.
Since August 2013 the first reported case in Huizhou since, as of January 10, 2014, the province reported a total of 12 cases of patients were cured in 2 cases, 1 death (residence Dongguan). By patient place of residence, Shenzhen two cases, four cases in Foshan, Huizhou one case, two cases in Dongguan, Yangjiang 3 cases.