Hong Kong, an imported case of H7N9 human infection confirmed
2014-04-04 HKT 21:43
Centre for Health Protection is investigating a case of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza cases from imported, involving a 65-year-old man living alone in Longgang, Shenzhen, Hong Kong.
He has a chronic illness, appeared Monday in Shenzhen fever, cough, bloody sputum and diarrhea symptoms, symptoms persist, yesterday afternoon to Hong Kong via Lo Wu Control Point, then was found to have a fever and sore throat, directly by ambulance sent to North District Hospital emergency room, on the same day hospitalization. His sputum samples after testing, the evening proved to be positive for H7N9 virus.
Patients treated in isolation at Princess Margaret Hospital in stable condition. Preliminary epidemiological survey, the patient has recently had a wet market nearby Shenzhen residence, buying pigeons slaughtered, has not identified close contacts, which is Hong Kong's first confirmed case of H7N9 human infection 8.