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  • China -CHP notified of additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Guangdong - February 7, 2016

    2/7/16
    Press Release


    The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) today (February 7) received notification of an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Shantou from the Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province, and again urged the public to maintain strict personal, food and environmental hygiene both locally and during travel.

    The patient is a 73-year-old man who lives in Shantou, Guangdong. He had poultry contact before onset of symptoms on February 2. He attended a local hospital for management on February 5 and his condition was serious. His two close contacts put under medical observation have not revealed any abnormalities so far.

    Continued: http://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/2...1602070767.htm

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    Shantou City Health and Family Planning Bureau
    http://www.stwsj.gov.cn/Default.aspx

    Shantou municipal government portal Shantou Municipal Government
    http://www.shantou.gov.cn/

    Not posted yet on local websites.

    Last edited by sharon sanders; February 7th, 2016, 09:05 AM. Reason: fixed tiny font

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      This case is from Jinping District [Local Gov. report] and has become critical according to recent local media reports!

      I will update sources by the 20th

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