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  • China - Child, 6, tested positive for H7N9 - Shenzhen, Guangdong province

    5 January 2015
    CHP notified of human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Shenzhen
    The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today (January 5) 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 6 was hospitalised for isolation and management in stable condition.

    To date, 456 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) have been reported by the Mainland health authorities, respectively in Zhejiang (141 cases), Guangdong (113 cases), Jiangsu (59 cases), Shanghai (42 cases), Hunan (24 cases), Fujian (23 cases), Anhui (17 cases), Jiangxi (eight cases), Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (eight cases), Beijing (five cases), Shandong (five cases), Henan (four cases), Guangxi (three cases), Jilin (two cases), Guizhou (one case) and Hebei (one case).

    "Locally, we will remain vigilant and work closely with the World Health Organization and relevant health authorities to monitor the latest developments," a spokesman for the DH remarked.

    All boundary control points have implemented health surveillance 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. The DH's Port Health Office has enhanced body temperature checks by handheld devices.

    Regarding health education for travellers, the display of posters and broadcasting of health messages in departure and arrival halls, environmental health inspection and provision of regular updates to the travel industry and other stakeholders will be enhanced.

    Travellers, especially those returning from avian influenza-affected areas 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.

    The public should remain vigilant and take heed of the advice against avian influenza below:

    * Do not visit live poultry markets and farms. Avoid contact with poultry, birds and their droppings;
    * If contact has been made, thoroughly wash hands with soap;
    * Avoid entering areas where poultry may be slaughtered and contact with surfaces which might be contaminated by droppings of poultry or other animals;
    * 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); and 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 pages below for more information:

    * The CHP's avian influenza page (www.chp.gov.hk/en/view_content/24244.html); and
    * Global statistics and affected areas of avian influenza in the CHP's website (www.chp.gov.hk/files/pdf/global_statistics_avian_influenza_e.pdf).

    Ends/Monday, January 5, 2015

    http://www.chp.gov.hk/en/view_content/37744.html


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    Also please see:


    #472 - Female, 68, onset December 19, hospitalized in Hong Kong December 25, travel history to Shenzhen, Guangdong province

    #475 - Female, 35, [Yang], clinic visit December 20, hospitalized December 26, in critical condition, Longhua, Shenzhen, Guangdong province

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    All love surround you,
    And the pure light within you
    Guide your way on."

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    Be the light that is within.

  • #2
    Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province January 5 briefing, Shenzhen reported one case of mild cases of influenza H7N9, 2015-01-05

    Patients with a tube, female, 6 years old, now living Longhua District. January 5 diagnosed cases of H7N9 influenza, currently stable condition, the symptoms without fever, pneumonia, Shenzhen designated hospitals in isolation.

    Longhua District closed one week since December 31, 2014 from the region live bird markets.

    Experts remind that the winter season, the province entered the high incidence of H7N9 influenza, the risk of sporadic cases of influenza H7N9 exists. Studies have shown that live animal markets, especially in the retail market is exposed to risk factors for H7N9 flu. Experts advise people to come back from the live animal markets must wash their hands, once the fever appears, cough, sore throat, general malaise and other respiratory symptoms should seek immediate medical attention and inform the doctor if there is a live bird market exposure history

    http://www.gdwst.gov.cn/a/yiqingxx/2015010512750.html


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    • #3
      Guangdong Provincial People's Government Office of Emergency Management , 1 new case of human infection province H7N9 bird flu, 2015-01-05 19:50:00 Ben
      @@According to the Ministry of Health and Family Planning Commission report, January 5, 2015, the province of Shenzhen new case of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza. Patients with a tube (female, 6 years old), live, Longhua District, Shenzhen, now designated admitted to hospital in a stable condition, no fever, symptoms of pneumonia.
      @@Longhua District December 30, 2014 the first case of human infection since November confirmed cases of H7N9 bird flu, since the region live bird markets closed on December 31 for 1 week.
      @@Experts remind that the winter season into the H7N9 avian influenza in our province the high incidence of the presence of avian influenza H7N9 occurred risk of sporadic cases. Studies have shown that live animal markets, especially in the retail market exposure are risk factors for H7N9 avian influenza. People come back from the live animal markets must wash their hands, once the fever appears, cough, sore throat, general malaise and other respiratory symptoms should seek immediate medical attention and inform the doctor if there is a live bird market exposure history.
      @@November 28, 2014, Dongguan reported since the first cases of the epidemic year, as of January 5, 2015, the province reported a total of people infected with H7N9 bird flu four cases, one case of death, hospitalization three cases.
      1 new case of human infection province H7N9 bird flu, Guangdong Provincial People's Government Office of Emergency Management
      http://www.gdemo.gov.cn/yjdt/gdyjdt/201501/t20150105_207124.htm

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      • #4
        Macau Special Administrative Area government , Guangdong new case of human infection of avian influenza A H7N9 flu cases 2015-01-05 20:25:00 ˜ÒŒ¹: Health

        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 6-year old girl, living in Longhua District, January 5 confirmed infections have been hospitalized, the condition is now stable.
        By 20l3 to date, a total of 472 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, 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 going to the recent emergence of influenza A H7N9 bird flu downtown area, there are farms where the sale or display of birds;
        - 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;
        - Pay 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.

        http://www.gcs.gov.mo/showNews.php?P...85055&Member=0

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        • #5
          FAO/GLEWS- 06 ýJanuary ý2015, þý08:58:28, Disease Event ID 198592, Confirmed Influenza - Avian in Longhua New District , Guangdong Sheng, for human

          GENERAL INFO
          Disease Event ID: 198592
          Reporting date: 05/01/2015
          Observation date: 05/01/2015

          LOCATION
          Region: Asia
          Admin 1 (Country): Guangdong Sheng (China)
          Locality: Longhua New District
          Lat/Long: 22.656473/114.019547
          Quality of Coordinates: Unknown

          DISEASE
          Status: Confirmed
          DISEASE: Influenza - Avian
          Serotype: H7N9 LPAI
          Source: National authorities

          SPECIES AFFECTED (N/A)
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          Cases:
          Deaths:
          Destroyed:
          Slaughtered:

          LABORATORIES NA
          Disease Tested:
          Species:
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          Result:
          Result Date:
          Reference Laboratory:

          http://empres-i.fao.org/empres-i/2/o...k=198592&rss=t


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          • #6
            Shenzhen City Health and Family Planning [microblogging], Shenzhen Tencent microblogging health accessed 6 January 2014 10:19 eastern time
            http://www.szhealth.gov.cn/wsj/view?id=2

            Shenzhen confirmed the second case of H7N9 flu cases] Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province January 5 briefing, Shenzhen reported one case of mild cases of influenza H7N9. Patients with a tube, female, 6 years old, now living Longhua District. January 5 diagnosed cases of H7N9 influenza, currently stable condition, the symptoms without fever, pneumonia, in Shenzhen Third People's Hospital for isolation and treatment
            Tencent Weibo
            http://t.qq.com/SZ_CHI

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            • #7
              Guangdong Province CDC, Shenzhen discovered one case of H7N9 influenza surveillance mild cases of influenza, Release Date: 2015-01-06 Views: Writer: Information Publicity Bureau Part: Office Font: big in small
              Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province January 5 briefing, Shenzhen reported one case of mild cases of influenza H7N9.
              Patients with a tube, female, 6 years old, now living Longhua District. January 5 diagnosed cases of H7N9 influenza, currently stable condition, the symptoms without fever, pneumonia, Shenzhen designated hospitals in isolation.

              Longhua District closed one week since December 31, 2014 from the region live bird markets.

              Experts remind that the winter season, the province entered the high incidence of H7N9 influenza, the risk of sporadic cases of influenza H7N9 exists. Studies have shown that live animal markets, especially in the retail market is exposed to risk factors for H7N9 flu. Experts advise people to come back from the live animal markets must wash their hands, once the fever appears, cough, sore throat, general malaise and other respiratory symptoms should seek immediate medical attention and inform the doctor if there is a live bird market exposure history.
              (Reprinted from the Guangdong Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission
              Guangdong Provincial Disease Prevention and Control Center

              http://www.cdcp.org.cn/gdsjbyfkzzx/g...43c77009.shtml

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              • #8
                Original title: Shenzhen, Dongguan brawny young girls infected with H7N9 virus, At 06:04 on January 7, 2015 Source: China Taiwan Network, Dazhong abroad Latest News
                Reporter He Xuehua correspondent Guangdong Health Letter) Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province January 6 briefing, H7N9 flu confirmed cases reported in the city of Dongguan case of human infection. Expert Group, currently living with the girl in addition to people infected with H7N9 flu, as well as tonsillitis, is still in Shenzhen Third People's Hospital for treatment.
                Original title: Shenzhen, Dongguan brawny young girls infected with H7N9 virus
                Since last winter, the province has reported

                Five cases of human infection with H7N9 influenza

                Of which one died,

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                Shenzhen: 6-year-old patient on several occasions after live poultry stalls
                (Reporter correspondent Meishu Jiang Bao Wenjuan) yesterday, Shenzhen Health Planning Bulletin, Shenzhen Hospital Outpatient Influenza Surveillance found one case of human infection with the H7N9 flu, which is also found in Shenzhen this year's first patient was a 6-year-old girl. According to the Shenzhen people infected with H7N9 flu prevention expert group was revealed at the children in a stable condition, no fever, just Qing Ke, no other obvious discomfort.

                According to the Shenzhen Center for Disease Control yesterday's presentation, the patient was a girl, 6 years old, currently living Longhua District. The girl was due to "runny nose, nasal congestion, fever" symptoms to the hospital. Reporters learned from Shenzhen Third People's Hospital, the girl because of "runny nose, stuffy nose three days, fever more than one day," in at 19:30 on January 4 by the Shenzhen People's Hospital, Longhua, Shenzhen Branch ambulance transferred to the Third People Hospital infection three subjects.

                Children's Hospital throat swab specimens sent to CDC collected detection, January 5 confirmed cases of human infection of H7N9 influenza, children are currently Shenzhen Third People's Hospital for observation and treatment in a stable condition.

                Expert Group, currently living with the girl in addition to people infected with H7N9 flu, as well as tonsillitis, is still in Shenzhen Third People's Hospital for treatment. Reporters learned that the current situation can still be children, no fever, just Qing Ke, less phlegm, yellow-white sputum, no obvious discomfort.


                Expert Group, currently the girls were "Tamiflu + cefuroxime anti-infective" treatment programs, close monitoring of the patient's condition, "the implementation of the Group of Experts daily staff consultation system, diagnosis and treatment are all under the guidance of the expert group."

                Reporters learned that the first floor of the residence of the girl for live bird markets, by understanding the girl several times recently after live poultry stalls. Shenzhen CDC staff survey found that children in the vicinity of the residence had sales of live poultry stalls, recently has been in the business being sold.

                According to reports, Longhua District, Shenzhen prevention and control work in accordance with the requirements of the region to implement live bird markets were closed for a week.
                Original title: Shenzhen, Dongguan brawny young girls infected with H7N9 virus _ _ Dazhong abroad Latest News

                http://www.dzwww.com/xinwen/xinwenzh...07_9983569.htm

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                • #9
                  Shenzhen, one case of H7N9 bird flu new, Huang Shun Cheng Si , Section A01: front page
                  [Shenzhen Economic Daily News (Reporter Huang Shun Cheng Si) reporter yesterday from the Municipal Group was informed of bird flu prevention and control, the city of new confirmed cases of H7N9 avian influenza case of human infection, the patient was a 6-year-old girl. This is the second confirmed case of human infection with H7N9 bird flu confirmed in our city this winter.
                  It is reported that children with surname tube, is a 6-year-old girl, a native of Jiangxi, now living in No. 176, Longhua Big Wave Hua Wang Road. According to the municipal people bird flu prevention expert group reports, children usually lived on the second floor, the first floor of his residence is live bird markets, recently has repeatedly been live poultry stalls. For "runny nose, stuffy nose three days, fever more than one day," in at 19:30 on January 4 by the Shenzhen People's Hospital, Longhua, Shenzhen Branch ambulance transferred to the Third People's Hospital Infection three subjects.
                  At 19:33 on the 4th, Shenzhen CDC report, after screening Longhua disease control departments, CDC H7N9 nucleic acid positive review. 20:20 the same day, the Shenzhen Municipal People Prevention Expert Group on the early detection of avian influenza H7N9-positive girl consultation. Combined with clinical manifestations and H7N9 influenza virus nucleic acid testing positive, the final diagnosis for people infected with H7N9 bird flu confirmed cases.
                  Yesterday, the City People's Expert Group on bird flu prevention and control communications, said to the media, the six year-old girl diagnosed with human infection of H7N9 avian influenza, while suffering from acute tonsillitis. At present, the situation of children is acceptable, no fever, just Qing Ke, sputum less, yellowish white sputum, I no obvious discomfort.
                  Group of Experts said that the current treatment options for Tamiflu, cefuroxime anti-infection, the hospital is closely monitoring the condition changes. While the Expert Group of Hospitals City staff, combined with breathing and ICU specialists, expert group of children who carry out daily city consultation system, all the diagnosis and treatment are carried out under the guidance of the Municipal Group of Experts.

                  Reporters learned that the Longhua District H7N9 flu prevention and control work in accordance with the requirements of the city, has been implemented on the region live bird markets closed for a week.
                  Experts remind that the winter season is flu season. Studies have shown that live animal markets, especially in the retail market is exposed to risk factors for H7N9 flu. People come back from the live bird markets to wash their hands, once fever, cough, sore throat, malaise and other respiratory symptoms occur in time to the regular hospital, and tell your doctor if there is a live bird market exposure history.
                  http://szsb.sznews.com/html/2015-01/...nt_3115405.htm

                  szsb.sznews.2015-01/07/Section A01: front page

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                  • #10
                    Shenzhen, one case of H7N9 bird flu new, General News Shenzhen News - Shenzhen Daily [ microblogging] 2015-01-07 03:26, Shenzhen, one case of H7N9 bird flu new _ _ Tencent Finance
                    http://szsb.sznews.com/html/2015-01/...nt_3115405.htm

                    Shenzhen Economic Daily News (Reporter Huang Shun Cheng Si) reporter yesterday from the Municipal Group was informed of bird flu prevention and control, the city of new case of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases, the patient was a 6-year-old girl. This is the second confirmed case of human infection with H7N9 bird flu confirmed in our city this winter.
                    @@It is reported that children with surname tube, is a 6-year-old girl, a native of Jiangxi, now living in No. 176, Longhua Big Wave Hua Wang Road. According to the municipal people bird flu prevention expert group reports, children usually lived on the second floor, the first floor of his residence is live bird markets, recently has repeatedly been live poultry stalls. For "runny nose, stuffy nose three days, fever more than one day," in at 19:30 on January 4 by the Shenzhen People's Hospital, Longhua, Shenzhen Branch ambulance transferred to the Third People's Hospital Infection three subjects.
                    @@At 19:33 on the 4th, Shenzhen CDC report, after screening Longhua disease control departments, CDC H7N9 nucleic acid positive review. 20:20 the same day, the Shenzhen Municipal People Prevention Expert Group on the early detection of avian influenza H7N9-positive girl consultation. Combined with clinical manifestations and H7N9 influenza virus nucleic acid testing positive, the final diagnosis for people infected with H7N9 bird flu confirmed cases.
                    @@Yesterday, the City People's Expert Group on bird flu prevention and control communications, said to the media, the six year-old girl diagnosed with human infection of H7N9 avian influenza, while suffering from acute tonsillitis. At present, the situation of children is acceptable, no fever, just Qing Ke, sputum less, yellowish white sputum, I no obvious discomfort.
                    @@Group of Experts said that the current treatment options for Tamiflu, cefuroxime anti-infection, the hospital is closely monitoring the condition changes. While the Expert Group of Hospitals City staff, combined with breathing and ICU specialists, expert group of children who carry out daily city consultation system, all the diagnosis and treatment are carried out under the guidance of the Municipal Group of Experts.
                    @@Reporters learned that the Longhua District H7N9 flu prevention and control work in accordance with the requirements of the city, has been implemented on the region live bird markets closed for a week.
                    @@Experts remind that the winter season is flu season. Studies have shown that live animal markets, especially in the retail market is exposed to risk factors for H7N9 flu. People come back from the live bird markets to wash their hands, once fever, cough, sore throat, malaise and other respiratory symptoms occur in time to the regular hospital, and tell your doctor if there is a live bird market exposure history.
                    Shenzhen, one case of H7N9 bird flu new _ _ Tencent Finance
                    http://finance.qq.com/a/20150107/003334.htm

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                    • #11
                      Shenzhen Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Longhua District confirmed one case of H7N9 flu cases, Source: Jing Bao Updated: 2015-01-07 Font Size: [ small medium large ]

                      @@1 January 5th, Provincial Health Planning Commission informed the second case of human infection since the city's winter H7N9 flu cases.

                      @@Children with a tube, female, 6 years old, a native of Jiangxi, now living Longhua District. For "runny nose, stuffy nose three days, fever one day I "to Shenzhen People's Hospital for treatment Longhua Branch, 1 month 4 days, transferred to Shenzhen Third People's Hospital, three subjects were observed infection treatment. On the same day, the hospital collected swab children inspected, by screening Longhua District CDC, CDC review, the diagnosis of H7N9 influenza cases.

                      @@Hospital to take "Tamiflu + cefuroxime anti-infective "treatment programs and the implementation of the Expert Group staff consultation system every city, close monitoring of the patient's condition. Children currently in stable condition, no fever, just Qing Ke, sputum less. After tests found children with the virus, the virus levels in the body significantly reduced, but still positive. Because there had never been isolation period, to intensive care in a negative pressure isolation ward. Follow-up treatment, the nucleic acid detection consecutive patients were negative, you can go to the general ward for rehabilitation.

                      @@This is the first winter since Longhua District occurred two cases. CDC staff survey found that the first floor of the residence of the children live bird markets (live on the second floor), there are stalls selling live birds, among recently been selling business. For this, Longhua District on Jan. 6 days on H7N9 avian influenza emergency meeting, the future will continue to be closed or Longhua District.

                      http://www.szcdc.net/jkdt/zxdt/yqcl/...07_2781795.htm

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                      • #12
                        Two cases of H7N9 patients Shenzhen relatives and his successor is yet to be checked whether, 2015-01-15 06:08:21

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                        Southern News reporter since Wenting winter, Shenzhen have reported five cases of influenza cases H 7N 9. Third People's Hospital of Shenzhen yesterday informed, except in one patient in Guangzhou treatment, the remaining four patients, Longhua District 6 year-old girl has been discharged, the remaining three patients in critical condition in two patients, one patient stable condition.


                        http://news.sohu.com/20150115/n407803043.shtml

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