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China - Hunan province reports new H7N9 case - February 4, 2017

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  • China - Hunan province reports new H7N9 case - February 4, 2017

    Central China's Hunan Province has reported another human H7N9 avian flu case, bringing the total number of infections in the province to 19 this year, including five fatalities.
    The male patient, 37, was diagnosed in Changsha City, the province's capital. He had contact with poultry before falling ill and is in a critical condition, according to the Health and Family Planning Commission of Hunan province.
    The public are advised to avoid direct contact with poultry and wear masks when symptoms such as headache, fever, coughing and chest congestion appear.
    H7N9 is a bird flu strain first reported to have infected humans in China in March 2013. It is most likely to strike in winter and spring.

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    Government report:

    Hunan Province, a new case of human infection with H7N9 influenza
    Author: Anonymous Source: Center Hits: 94 Update: 2017-02-04

    February 1, 2017, Xiangtan City, Hunan Province, confirmed a case of human infection with H7N9 influenza cases. Liu Moumou patients, male, Yuelu District, Changsha City, 37 years old, history of contact with poultry. At present, patients with severe illness, positive organization of experts to treat. Close contact with patients who did not appear fever, cough and other flu-like symptoms.
    As at 24:00 on February 3, Hunan Province in 2017 were reported cases of human infection with H7N9 19 cases of death, 5 cases.