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  • China - Woman, 58, confirmed H7N9 case - Nanjiang, Jiangsu province

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    Jiangsu confirmed the first case of bird flu this fall went to farms to buy chicken slaughter

    At 9:52 on November 3, 2014 Source: Xinhua Daily participate in interactive ( )0 0
      Yesterday, the Ministry of Health and Family Planning Commission informed the province confirmed one case of human infection with the H7N9 bird flu, which is diagnosed in the province since the first case of this fall season.
      Under the notification, the patient Tianmou, female, 58 years old, 1 November afternoon in Nanjing infected human H7N9 avian influenza diagnostic expert group confirmed cases. Two weeks to go before the onset grocer bought a chicken and live slaughter, currently in a hospital in Nanjing, where the condition is extremely critical.
      Reporters learned that this year the first case of human infection with the H7N9 Jiangsu bird flu also appears in Nanjing, a 54-year-old woman on the night of January 7, the provincial expert group for people infected with H7N9 bird flu diagnosis confirmed cases. Thereafter, including Suzhou, Wuxi and other places have Huai'an report found that people infected with H7N9 bird flu, continued until May 15, were found in 26 patients. Since then, the bird flu virus suddenly disappeared. After a lapse of five and a half months later, yesterday, the virus appeared again. 田某成 this year for the first 27 patients in Jiangsu discovery.
      Experts advise that people infected with H7N9 avian influenza in high-risk groups, is one week before the onset of contact with birds or those who have been to live poultry markets, especially the elderly, people with chronic underlying diseases (such as hypertension, diabetes), and immune function poor people.

      Earlier this year, the province issued a special provision, strengthening the monitoring and detection of outbreaks, suspicious cases will lead to a separate clinic for disposal. Once diagnosed, two hours of domestic demand reported to the provincial health department, the implementation of fixed-point treatment to the patient. The province to determine the 16 hospitals designated critical cases admitted, namely Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital of Nanjing, Nanjing Second Hospital, Jiangsu Province People's Hospital and the University Hospital. (Qi in Bing)


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    Re: China - Media report: Woman, 58, confirmed H7N9 case - Nanjiang, Jiangsu province

    Government of Hong Kong -

    3 November 2014

    DH closely monitors additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Jiangsu

    The Department of Health (DH) is today (November 3) closely monitoring an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) reported by the Jiangsu Provincial Commission of Health and Family Planning (the Commission), and hence called on the public to stay alert and maintain good personal, food and environmental hygiene during travel.

    According to the Commission, the patient is a woman aged 58 who visited a market and bought and slaughtered a chicken before onset. She is now hospitalised for treatment and is in critical condition.

    To date, 441 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) have been confirmed on the Mainland in Zhejiang (139 cases), Guangdong (109 cases), Jiangsu (57 cases), Shanghai (41 cases), Hunan (24 cases), Fujian (22 cases), Anhui (17 cases), Jiangxi (eight cases), Beijing (five cases), Shandong (five cases), Henan (four cases), Guangxi (three cases), Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (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 (WHO) and relevant health authorities to monitor the latest developments," a spokesman for the DH said.

    "In view of cases confirmed on the Mainland, members of the public should maintain good personal, food and environmental hygiene at all times during travel," the spokesman urged.

    "All boundary control points have implemented disease prevention and control 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 investigation," the spokesman added.

    Regarding health education for travellers, the display of posters and broadcast of health messages in departure and arrival halls, environmental health inspection and provision of regular updates to the travel industry via meetings and correspondence are proceeding.

    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. Healthcare 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 avian influenza page of the Centre for Health Protection of the DH ( and its website ( for more information on avian influenza-affected areas.

    Ends/Monday, November 3, 2014


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      Re: China - Woman, 58, confirmed H7N9 case - Nanjiang, Jiangsu province


      Jiangsu 3rd Chinese province on Taiwanese travel alert list
      2014/11/03 15:57:55

      Taipei, Nov. 3 (CNA) Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) raised its travel alert for the Chinese province of Jiangsu Monday, after a patient there was confirmed to have contracted H7N9 avian influenza.

      The agency graded the epidemic travel advisory for Jiangsu as "level-2," which advises travelers to maintain a high degree of caution and take strong protective measures.

      Jiangsu is the third Chinese province and city on the CDC's travel alert list, following Beijing and the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

      CDC Deputy Director-General Chou Jih-haw said the confirmed case in Jiangsu was a 58-year-old woman who had bought a live chicken and thereafter had it slaughtered in a traditional market two weeks before she developed flu-like symptoms.

      "The patient is receiving medical treatment but is in critical condition," Chou said. "It's the first confirmed case in Jiangsu Province this autumn/winter."


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        Re: China - Woman, 58, confirmed H7N9 case - Nanjiang, Jiangsu province

        Shandong Provincial Health and Family Planning , Jiangsu disease control experts: cold-prone bird flu avoid contact with live poultry, Published: 2014-11-04

          11 May 4 morning, Jiangsu Province CDC experts on how the fall and winter of human infection with bird flu prevention and control, made a science interpretation. Experts pointed out that, since the bird flu virus at a lower temperature environment to survive a long time, so when the cold weather more vulnerable to infection. Because of the bird flu virus is mainly transmitted by contact with infected live poultry, so the public should enhance personal protection awareness, avoid contact with live poultry.

          11 months 2 days , Jiangsu Province Health and Family Planning Commission informed the province confirmed a case of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza, the patient Tianmou, female, 58 years old. 11 May 1 May afternoon in Nanjing diagnostic expert group was infected with human H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases. Two weeks to go before the onset grocer bought a chicken and live slaughter. This is the year in autumn, Jiangsu confirmed the first case of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza.

          4 am, Jiangsu Province Center for Disease Control reports, patient Tianmou is transferred to Nanjing, Changzhou, Nanjing is currently in a hospital for medical treatment, his condition is extremely critical. The Center experts said Bao Changjun, from the case situation, male patients than women, especially middle-aged men, accounting for about one infected H7N9 bird flu in 50% . ....


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          Re: China - Woman, 58, confirmed H7N9 case - Nanjiang, Jiangsu province

          Veterinary] strict prevention and control of avian flu H7N9 my town , Date: 2014-11-07 Source: xixiashu Town Views: 4

          The morning of November 6, District Animal Health Authority held an emergency meeting barangays veterinary station chief, informed occurred in the city of two cases of human infection with avian influenza, also asked the station to ensure that bird flu prevention and control work must be put in place.

          November 7 morning I stood in the spirit of the conference area animals supervise its work: a serious investigation of the town three poultry farmers market dealers, told dealers must take effective measures to purchase from the source, you must purchase with the "Animal Quarantine compliance certification "of live poultry, while each business households paid disinfectants and disinfection guide their specifications. 2. do the inspections of poultry farmers of the town, in accordance with the requirements of the immunization program to do prevention work, all dead bird must be harmless, strict site disinfection, pay close attention to the epidemic dynamics.


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            Re: China - Woman, 58, confirmed H7N9 case - Nanjiang, Jiangsu province

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