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  • China - Woman, 35, H7N9 confirmed test positive - Shenzhen, Guangdong province

    Shenzhen 1 new confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza

    2014-12-29 23:29:00 Source: China National Radio said the two share:

      CNR network Shenzhen December 29 (Reporter correspondent Li Qiang Wei deep faith) correspondent has just learned from the Planning Commission of Shenzhen Wei, Shenzhen one new confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 bird flu cases this year in May for the first Shenzhen found cases.
      Ms. Yang patients, female, 35 years old, Han, Ji'an people, domestic staff, now living Longhua District, Dalang Street. December 20 and on the incidence of early Longhua People's Hospital community health center for treatment, December 26 to Longhua Branch City People's Hospital for treatment, exacerbations, at 16:00 pm on the 28th nasal swab samples taken at the hospital after that, families of patients at referral request to City Second People's Hospital, 28 evening 23:00 own family members of patients to find the car (at the time the test results are not out) transferred to the Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital of Medical University for further treatment, is now in critical condition.
      At 3:00 on December 29, Shenzhen CDC inspection report its H7N9 avian influenza virus nucleic acid were positive, 29 am, Shenzhen CDC sent a limousine that will be sent to the Guangdong Provincial Center for Disease patient samples for review . 29 evening 18:30, the Guangdong Provincial Center for Disease Control to review the results of a positive determination of confirmed cases.
      At present, 28 persons have been in close contact inventoried and medical observation, it is recommended to have the flu-like symptoms were given oseltamivir preventive medication. Currently close contact, only the youngest daughter of a patient who cold symptoms, had its throat swab samples collected, the results to be out, other close contacts have not yet found abnormal symptoms.
      Has asked the City People's Hospital, Longhua Branch of the City Second People's Hospital and Longhua People's Hospital of early treatment in patients with community health centers over the clinic, ward and hospital wards and observing other locations as well as ambulance transport of patients to conduct a terminal disinfection required Longhua District CDC home patients were terminal disinfection.
      To contact the families of patients have found the vehicle transporting the patient to Guangzhou, the city's disease control departments have been on the car terminal disinfection, party members have been processed by close contact.
      Longsheng live poultry market stalls have been collecting duties of 15 environmental samples, and the results to be out.
      Experts suggest that the winter season is a period of acute respiratory infections and more, winter and spring, the city may still be sporadic human infection with H7N9 avian influenza cases. Most cases occur in severe cases, not be ruled out clusters of disease, but little likelihood of pandemic.


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  • #2
    Shenzhen H7N9 avian flu infection confirmed to 1 woman, aged 35, is currently hospitalised, critically ill. This is the first case after the winter, 1 H7N9 cases diagnosed earlier in Hong Kong, the patient went to Shenzhen. 28 people in close contact with the patients in Shenzhen, and their little daughter, flu-like symptoms and were awaiting test results to confirm whether infected.


    • #3
      Macao government confirmation

      Guangdong new case of human infection of avian influenza A H7N9 flu cases
      2014-12-30 19:08:00 Source: Health Bureau

      Health Bureau said, according to the health department informed the Mainland, Guangdong, one case of human infection with the new influenza A H7N9 avian influenza. Under the notification, the patient was 35-year-old woman, living in Longhua District, December 29 confirmed infections have been hospitalized in critical condition now.

      By 20l3 to date, a total of 471 cases of confirmed human cases of avian influenza H7N9 infection, of which at least 183 deaths. Regional local infections since October 1, 2014 appear include: Beijing, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Jiangsu, Guangdong, Zhejiang, Shanghai and Fujian.

      Health Bureau said that although Macao no case of avian influenza H7N9 influenza infection anyone, but in order to get the maximum protection of public health, the Government has launched an emergency response mechanism, to take a series of preventive measures. Health Bureau will continue and national and neighboring areas in the health sector, the World Health Organization to maintain close contact, monitor the epidemic around and Macao, and through cross-sectoral and public-private cooperation, neighborhood or Macau, once the bird flu epidemic preventive and preparation.

      Under the current circumstances, the Health Bureau is expected to continue for some time to the mainland will be more people infected with influenza A H7N9 bird flu, do not rule out cases appear Macao Health Bureau requires all medical institutions and medical personnel closely monitor if suspected cases, should be made to detect or referrals; also made the following appeal to the whole Australian public:
       Avoid visiting places recent influenza H7N9 bird flu region markets, farms and other birds have to sell or display;
       Avoid contact with birds and their secretions, excretions; if contact should wash their hands immediately;
       Do not buy, carry without quarantine of birds;
       Do not eat undercooked poultry meat, offal, blood products and eggs;
       attention to personal hygiene, wash hands frequently;
       symptoms such as fever, cough, dyspnea, etc., should wear a mask, a doctor as soon as possible, to the detailed travel history and contact history animal doctor.

      For more information on the Influenza A H7N9 avian flu, can be found in the Health Bureau website ( or call the Health Department of Infectious Diseases Hotline 28700800 during office hours.


      • #4
        30 December 2014
        CHP notified human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Shenzhen
        The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today (December 30) closely monitoring an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Shenzhen notified by the Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province (GDHFPC), and again urged the public to maintain strict personal, food and environmental hygiene both locally and during travel.

        According to the GDHFPC, the female patient aged 35 was hospitalised for management in critical condition. This is the first case in Shenzhen this winter.



        • #5
          WHO report here.