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  • CHP notified of human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Yunnan - December 2, 2017

    12/2/17

    The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (December 2) monitoring a notification from the National Health and Family Planning Commission that an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) was recorded from November 24 to December 1 in Yunnan, and strongly urged the public to maintain strict personal, food and environmental hygiene both locally and during travel.

    The 64-year-old male patient in Kunming, known to have contact with dead poultry, had onset on November 21 and was in a serious condition.

    "This is the first human case reported in the Mainland since October 2017. As winter approaches, based on the seasonal pattern of avian influenza (H7N9) viruses, their activity in the Mainland is expected to increase," a spokesman for the CHP said.

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    http://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/201712/02/P2017120200371.htm

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    Yunnan Province, the first case of human infection in H7N9 winter poultry industry should not be taken lightly

    Source: Science and Technology Daily Editor: Yang Feng Published: 2017-12-04 14:24 [Select size: Tai Zhong small ]


      China Lanzhou News December 4 News December 2, Yunnan Provincial Health Planning Commission informed the first human infection in China since October H7N9 cases.
      64-year-old male patient, now living in Kunming Xundian County, more than 10 chickens at home before the onset of their own chickens have died, with live chickens, dead chickens and chicken manure exposure history. Currently, patients are treated in isolation in the hospital. All patients in close contact with patients without exception, did not find human transmission.
      After the outbreak, the Yunnan Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission and the Kunming Municipal Government timely mobilized provincial and municipal experts to fully treat patients and carry out the work on the outbreak.
      It is reported that this is the first case of H7N9 infection in China since October this year.
      According to the requirements of the Ministry of Agriculture, the fall of this year, the beginning of autumn, poultry throughout the country started H7N9 vaccine.
      Guangdong Provincial Department of Agriculture official said that in July this year, Guangdong took the lead in the country conducted a pilot H7N9 immunization, as of November, Guangdong has organized a total of 174 million ml of vaccine issued around the launch of immunization, nearly 276 million poultry were immunized, should be exempted About 282 million poultry, poultry population immunization density reached 97.87%. From the current monitoring and evaluation results, H7N9 vaccine immunization effect is good, the antibody level can reach more than 70%, can effectively protect poultry. (Reporter Li Ying)

    zhttp://news.lanzhou.cn/system/2017/12/04/011470527.shtml

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      Xundian H7N9 patients have been discharged after treatment - Cai Long community

      2018-01-04 01:30:56 Source: Kunming Daily

      Recently, the reporter learned from the Yunnan Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission, November 30, 2017 was diagnosed in a case of H7N9, the provinces and cities using the experts Integrative Medicine treatment, full treatment, has recently been cured .

      On November 30, 2017, one case of H7N9 was diagnosed in our province. Patients live in Xundian County, Kunming, home to raise more than 10 chickens, before the onset of their own chickens have died, with live chickens, dead chickens and chicken manure exposure history. After the outbreak, the Yunnan Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission and the Kunming Municipal Government timely mobilized provincial and municipal experts to fully treat patients and carry out the work on the outbreak. Patients in the hospital isolation treatment, all patients with close contact with no abnormalities, no human-human. This case is the sixth case of local H7N9 cases successfully treated in our province in 2017. All six local patients were cured and discharged without death.

      In addition, according to Provincial Health Planning Commission experts, the key to successful treatment of H7N9 cases is early detection, early reporting, early diagnosis and early treatment. Experts remind that any contact with poultry and its secretions, excrement or live poultry market, fever, cough, sputum, headache, muscle soreness and other symptoms of patients should be promptly to the hospital.

      http://www.kaixian.tv/gd/2018/0104/16145.html
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      -Nelson Mandela

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