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  • China - 2 new H7N9 cases: Woman, 58, and Man, 56 - Shanghai - January 11, 2014

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    Shanghai 2 new confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza

    Published :2014-1-11
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      Shanghai Health and Family Planning Commission January 11 briefing, Shanghai reported new confirmed cases of H7N9 avian flu two cases of human infection.
      Patients First, Moumou, female, 58 years old, the city residence. Confirmed on January 10, is now in active treatment.
      Two patients, Shi Moumou, male, 56 years old, the city residence. Confirmed on January 11, is now in active treatment.
      According to state regulations, from November 1, 2013 the city began infected with H7N9 avian influenza has been incorporated into human B infectious management.

    http://www.wsjsw.gov.cn/wsj/n422/n424/u1ai132413.html
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    China - 2 new H7N9 cases: Woman, 58, and Man, 56 - Shanghai - January 11, 2014

    Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus – update, 14 January 2014

    Disease outbreak news

    14 January 2014 - The National Health and Family Planning Commission of China notified WHO of 5 additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus, including 1 death.

    On the 11 January 2014, WHO was notified of the following cases:
    58-year-old woman from Shanghai who became ill on 1 January and was admitted to hospital on 8 January. She is currently in a critical condition. The patient had a history of exposure to poultry.
    56-year-old man from Shanghai who became ill on 6 January and was admitted to hospital on 9 January. He is currently in a critical condition. The patient had a history of exposure to poultry.
    75-year-old woman from Zhuji City, Zhejiang Province who became ill on 1 January, was admitted to hospital on 5 January, and died on 9 January. The patient had a history of exposure to poultry.

    On 12 January 2014, WHO was notified of the following cases:
    29 year old man from Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province who became ill on 3 January and was admitted to hospital on 9 January. He is currently in a critical condition. The patient works near to a poultry market.
    76 year old man from Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province who became ill on 3 January and was admitted to hospital on 9 January. He is currently in a stable condition. The patient had no history of exposure to poultry.

    The source of infection is still under investigation. So far, there is no evidence of sustained human-to-human transmission.

    The Chinese government continues to take the following measures:
    strengthen surveillance and situation analysis;
    reinforce case management and treatment;
    conduct risk communication with the public and release information;
    strengthen international collaboration and communication; and
    conduct scientific studies.

    WHO does not advise special screening at points of entry with regard to this event, nor does it currently recommend any travel or trade restrictions.

    http://www.who.int/csr/don/2014_01_14/en/index.html

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