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  • China - One new H7N9 case confirmed in Jiangxi province - February 22, 2015

    Jiangxi - 1 more H7N9 case reported in China

    GUANGZHOU, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) -- Six more H7N9 human cases were reported in south China's Guangdong Province and the neighboring province Jiangxi, local health authorities said on Sunday.
    Five men, all in their fifties, were diagnosed with the disease on Friday and Saturday in five different cities in Guangdong. Three are in a critical condition, according to the provincial health and family planning commission.
    So far 59 H7N9 human cases have been reported in Guangdong Province.
    A 74-year-old man from Nanchang City, capital of Jiangxi Province, was diagnosed with the disease on Saturday, the second H7N9 human case in the province.
    H7N9 is a bird flu strain first reported to have infected humans in March 2013. It is most likely to infect humans in winter and spring.


    http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/ch..._134011488.htm

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    Confirmation

    Nanchang City Health and Family Planning, One case of H7N9 cases in Jiangxi new, Date: 2015-02-22 12:48:00 Author:

    Health and Family Planning Commission of Jiangxi Province February 22 Informed, Jiangxi new one case confirmed H7N9 cases. The case is the first two cases of H7N9 cases in our province this year.

    Currently, the patient's condition is relatively stable, Nanchang is a hospital.

    Patients often, male, 74 years old, live in Xihu District of Nanchang. February 21 Jiangxi Nanchang Center for Disease Control and Prevention to review the patient samples sent for H7N9 virus nucleic acid positive identification.


    Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission expert group on the basis of clinical manifestations, laboratory test results, and epidemiology and other information, the diagnosis of the patient for H7N9 cases.

    (Ministry of Health and Family Planning Commission authorized the release)

    http://www.ncws.gov.cn/News.shtml?p5=3670925

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