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  • Guangdong Province announced a new human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) virus infection (May 17 2014)

    [Source: Guangdong Province Department of Health, full page in Chinese: (LINK). Automatic translation, edited.]


    Guangdong Province announced a new human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) virus infection

    2014-05-17 10:09:45 / Ministry of Health and Family Planning Commission


    Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province on May 17 briefing, reported a new human confirmed case of H7N9 avian influenza virus infection in Zhongshan.

    The case is a male, 37 years old, [Wu], Zhongshan City native, now living in Zhongshan City Tanzhou. Confirmed on May 16, currently in critical condition in a Zhongshan hospital.


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    Re: Guangdong Province announced a new human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) virus infection (May 17 2014)

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    Zhongshan new case of human infection of bird flu H7N9

    alert: sporadic cases still occur

    Source: Zhongshan Daily 2014-05-20 Section 3169 A04 Edition  Release Date: May 20, 2014 

    Zhongshan Daily May 20 hearing, according to the provincial guard Planning Commission informed the city's new case of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza. Patients Wu, male, 37 years old, now living in Zhongshan City Tanzhou, May 16 confirmed cases of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza, are treated in the City People's Hospital intensive care unit (ICU).

    It is understood that the patient's condition has improved over the two days ago, but due to suffering from a variety of underlying diseases, remains in critical condition. Wu need a breathing machine, because there is a history of kidney failure, requiring hemodialysis. City Health Department is organizing experts to gauge the full treatment. Who has been in close contact with their medical observation, yet found any other abnormal conditions.

    City of prevention and control of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza Leading Group Office of introduction, for the current situation, the city will continue to do surveillance of cases, an effort to make people infected with H7N9 bird flu symptoms early detection, early diagnosis and early treatment.

    Because more people love to buy live poultry temporarily difficult to change consumer attitudes, environmental live animal markets outside the avian influenza virus contamination. Since March this year, the CDC in the city selected four markets, sentinel surveillance conducted outside environmental samples once a week, H7N9 samples positive rate higher in late March. Into April, the positive rate gradually decreased. Expert assessment, Zhongshan people infected with H7N9 avian influenza may still be sporadic cases.

    zhttp://www.zsnews.cn/news/2014/05/20/2626381.shtml
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