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China - Gov media: Henan province reports a new H7N9 avian flu death in duck trader from Zhejiang province - January 13, 2017

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  • China - Gov media: Henan province reports a new H7N9 avian flu death in duck trader from Zhejiang province - January 13, 2017

    Chinanews is a government media.

    Henan found a case of human infection H7N9 virus died

    At 18:29 on January 13, 2017 China News
     Zhengzhou, January 13 (Reporter Dong Fei) Henan Provincial Health Planning Commission on the 13th news that the province's Yongcheng City, a man was diagnosed with H7N9 virus, is now dead.
      It was informed that the patient Zhang, 36 years old, male, have a history of hypertension.

    Long-term in Zhejiang Province engaged in the production and sale of roast duck, December 25, 2016 fever cough,

    January 2, 2017 to return to the city of Yongcheng,

    January 4 to neighboring Jiangsu Province, Xuzhou City,

    11 died.

      January 10, Xuzhou City, CDC on the patient specimens for testing and review, the result is H7N9 positive.
      Henan Province, said the Health Commission, Wing City health and family planning departments under the guidance of the provincial expert group to actively carry out epidemic prevention and control follow-up work related to the investigation found a total of 16 close contacts medical isolation observation, there is no fever and other abnormalities Symptoms.
      Experts suggest that near the Spring Festival, poultry market transactions are increasingly active, the public should avoid contact with dead poultry, try to avoid direct contact with live birds, birds or their manure. (Finish)

    Last edited by sharon sanders; January 13, 2017, 07:47 AM.

  • #2
    Apparently Henan province is reporting that a duck trader from Zhejiang province, who traveled through Yongcheng city, tested positive and died in Jiangsu province.


    • #3
      China confirms one more human death from H7N9 bird flu

      By Reuters
      14 January 2017
      SHANGHAI, Jan 14 (Reuters) - A man in China's central Henan province has become the latest person reported to have died this winter from H7N9 bird flu, the state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday citing local health authorities.
      The 36-year-old roast duck salesman developed a fever and a cough around Dec. 25 in coastal Zhejiang province, near Shanghai, and returned to Henan in early January, Xinhua said. He was diagnosed with H7N9 on Jan. 10 and died the next day.
      Bird flu is most likely to strike in winter and spring. In recent years, farmers have stepped up cleaning regimes, animal detention techniques, and built roofs to cover hen pens, in their efforts to prevent the disease...


      • #4

        Roast-duck vendor dies from bird flu in China
        IANS | Beijing January 15, 2017 Last Updated at 02:24 IST

        A 36-year-old man has died after contracting H7N9 bird flu, according to health authorities in China's Henan province.

        The man, identified only by the family name Zhang, died on January 11, Henan provincial health and family planning commission said in a statement on Saturday.

        He is from the city of Yongcheng, but had worked in Zhejiang Province as a roast-duck vendor. On December 25, he had fever and coughing, Xinhua news agency reported.

        Yongcheng city is closely monitoring the health conditions of 16 people who had close contact with the patient. None have shown any symptoms...