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  • Guangdong investigates a possible new familiar H7N9 cluster of human cases (Ifeng, February 4 2014, edited)

    [Source: Ifeng, full page in Chinese: (LINK). Automatic translation, edited.]


    Guangdong investigates a possible new familiar H7N9 cluster of human cases

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    Reporters noted that in February 1, Huaiji County Zhaoqing pregnant towns reported a case of 5-year-old boy diagnosed with European H 7N 9 people infected with bird flu. This 4-year-old girls HUAIJI new cases of infection are reported association?

    Yesterday, in an interview with reporters, the provincial CDC chief expert, Jianfeng, director of infectious disease prevention and control, said Town in Huaiji two children are cousins ​​relationship, this is a family cluster of cases,

    "Our survey found These two siblings living together, with the grandmother, on the top floor there are over 20 home raising chickens, including eight from just 10 days before the onset of the local market to buy back, raising chickens at home usually have the habit of New Year understood ,

    ''the two children were fed together with her grandmother at home reared chickens, we detected in the top floor of the chicken house environment of H 7N 9 virus nucleic acid positive samples, and the two children with onset within the same incubation period, so you can basically determine two children exposed to the possibility of joint large, no evidence of efficient human-to-human transmission. "

    Jianfeng said, there are family gathered together a pair of cases Zhongshan daughter, father Liang Yijun, 37, February 1 H 7N 9 confirmed human infection of bird flu; its half years old daughter diagnosed in February 2 H 7N 9 people infected with bird flu.

    Jianfeng said the investigation found that the father is doing barbecue, opportunities for joint exposure exists with her daughter, but is not yet able to rule out limited human to human transmission is possible.

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    Re: Guangdong investigates a possible new familiar H7N9 cluster of human cases (Ifeng, February 4 2014, edited)

    See earlier thread on possible clusters under investigation's...

    Guangdong PHD, 2 New confirmed, H7N9 cases, 3-Feb-14 - FluTrackers

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