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China - Liaoning Province announces a new H7N9 avian flu case - April 20, 2017

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  • China - Liaoning Province announces a new H7N9 avian flu case - April 20, 2017

    A case of newly diagnosed H7N9 in Liaoning province

    Source: Emergency Department Published: 2017-04-20 20:35:00

    April 20, by the provincial CDC H7N9 virus nucleic acid review, the province newly diagnosed 1 case of H7N9 cases. The patient is female, 61 years old, is currently the provincial H7N9 treatment fixed-point hospital for isolation treatment, critically ill.
    Since 2017, our province has confirmed 4 cases of human infection H7N9 cases (including 1 cases of other provinces diagnosed cases).
    Experts believe that the spring for the H7N9 flu multiple period, the current epidemiological characteristics of the disease and pathogens did not change the biological characteristics, there is no evidence that H7N9 virus can continue to "people", the public do not panic.
    Experts advise: in the spring flu season, the masses (especially the elderly, children, pregnant women, patients with basic diseases such as low immunity) should be as far as possible without live birds sold farmer market. Prevention and control of H7N9 flu, to do "three to three do not" (to wash hands: contact with birds, after meals and then to wash their hands; to cook: poultry and eggs to cook and then eat; If you have fever, cough, headache, general malaise and other respiratory symptoms, to the nearest medical and health institutions for treatment. Do not eat dead poultry meat; do not buy unidentified birds and poultry products; minimize unnecessary contact with live birds).

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    As referenced above there have been 4 cases in 2017. The other 3 are:

    #980 - 1 patient, stable, Shenyang, Liaoning province CHP rpt 1/2/17

    #981 - 1 patient, stable, Chaoyang, Liaoning province CHP rpt 1/2/17

    #1069 - Male, 48, [Miao], onset January 31, hospitalized initially February 3, transferred to Beijing hospital February 8, from Xingcheng city, Liaoning Province CHP rpt 21/2/17

    2016 case:

    #798 - Male, 67, stable condition in Tiexi District, Shenyang City, Liaoning province Death