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China - 1 new H7N9 avian flu case in Guangxi, possibly imported from Guangdong province - February 4, 2017

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  • China - 1 new H7N9 avian flu case in Guangxi, possibly imported from Guangdong province - February 4, 2017

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    Nanning City reported 1 case of H7N9 cases
    Release date: 2017-02-03 19:01:37 Click:

    Patients Mo Moumou, male, 32 years old, Guigang City Guiping City, before the onset of work in Guangdong Province. At present the patient in critical condition, in Nanning City designated hospital treatment. According to preliminaryInvestigation, experts consider this case of imported cases, at this stage of the virus transmission risk is low.

    H7N9 is a subtype of influenza virus, H7N9 can be transmitted through the respiratory tract or close contact with virus-infected secretions, excreta, water and other environmental spread to people. Human infection with H7N9 avian influenza incubation period is generally 7 days, patients generally showed flu-like symptoms such as fever (body temperature at 38 deg.] C or more), cough, sputum less, may be associated with headache, muscle aches and general malaise, patients with severe disease progression Rapid, can be expressed as severe pneumonia.
    Experts advise: the epidemic season, the emergence of influenza-like symptoms, before the onset of contact with dead poultry or live to have live poultry farmers market, to take the initiative to remind the doctor, so that doctors use drugs early.

    Last edited by sharon sanders; February 3, 2017, 11:40 PM. Reason: added machine translation of government confirmation

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    Guangxi H7N9 Avian Influenza Case H7N9 Bird Flu Continued Follow-up H7N9 Avian Influenza
    2017-02-04 17:46:00

    Source: Department of Health

    Health Bureau, according to the latest notice of the health sector in Guangxi, Guangxi, a new case of human infection H7N9 avian influenza. According to sources, the patient is a 32-year-old male, living in Nanning Guigang Guiping City, before the onset of work in Guangdong Province, the current critically ill, diagnosed as imported cases.

    On the last night (February 3) South Guangdong poultry wholesale market again detected H7 antigen events, the Health Bureau has carried out the general contact for medical observation of the follow-up work, and today for the wholesale market poultry practitioners will hold a seminar.

    A total of 106 general contacts of poultry culling personnel from other Guangdong poultry traders and the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau of Guangdong Province were conducting medical observation on January 26, when the H7 antigenic event was detected in the Guangdong poultry wholesale market. Up to now, they are not any symptoms. Among them, 57 poultry practitioners from Nanyue wholesale market did not have any symptoms after 10 days of medical observation, and today (February 4) completed the medical observation tracking.

    Fujian, Shanghai, Guangdong, Hunan, Hubei, Jiangxi, Guizhou, Shandong, Liaoning, and Henan since September 2016. The number of cases of local infection since September 2016 is Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Fujian, Shanghai,

    The Department of Health will continue to maintain close contact with the health authorities in the country and neighboring regions and the World Health Organization (WHO) to monitor the epidemic and the outbreak of Avian Influenza in neighboring areas or Macau through cross-sectoral and public-private partnerships. Prevention and preparedness. Based on past experience, the Department of Health expects H7N9 avian flu activity to become more active in the near future, especially to the residents of Australia to make the following appeal:

    ? Avoid visiting markets or farms where bird flu has recently been reported in the H7N9 bird flu epidemic area;

    ? Avoid contact with birds, their secretions and excreta; if contact occurs, wash hands immediately;

    ? Do not buy or carry unqualified birds;

    ? Do not eat poultry meat, offal, blood products and eggs that have not been thoroughly cooked;

    ? Pay attention to personal hygiene and wash hands frequently;

    ? In case of fever, cough, dyspnea and other symptoms, wear a mask and consult a doctor as soon as possible and explain the history of travel and animal contact history.

    For more information on Avian Influenza A H7N9, please call the Health Bureau's website ( or call the Health Bureau Infectious Disease Hotline 28700800 during office hours.

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