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  • Italy - 3rd human avian flu H7N7 infection confirmed

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    Avian third human contamination. Struck involved in killing of chickens

    The regional minister of health Carlo Lusenti has confirmed that a new patient has been identified victim of the virus. It is a worker in charge of the killing of infected animals. Of the two previous victims, suffering from conjunctivitis, a is already cured, while the other is in good condition

    of The Daily Editorial | Bologna | 10 September 2013

    There 'a third case of human infection of avian influenza in Emilia Romagna . After the two operators of the companies where outbreaks have occurred, it is a involved in killing. The operator was positive when tested at St. Ursula in Bologna, as explained by the Regional Minister for Health, Charles Lusenti . "Today-Lusenti said on the sidelines of the session of the Legislative Assembly in Bologna-should get the confirmation Institute of Health but also give the third contagion for granted. There are no other suspects at the time. "

    More: http://www.ilfattoquotidiano.it/2013...omagna/707377/
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    Re: Italy - 3rd human avian flu H7N7 infection confirmed

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    September 10, 2013

    Avian Influenza, 10 people in surveillance Scortichino

    There is meanwhile a third case of human infection in the region. As for the 59 workers exposed in 4 farms, including those of Osterley and Portoverrara
    avian farms.

    Tested positive for bird flu is a third person: This is the third case of human infection of avian influenza in Emilia-Romagna. The confirmation came from the Institute of Health and is an operator - dependent of the cooperative engaged in felling operations - which had tested positive for the tests performed at St. Orsola in Bologna.

    Again, like the previous two, the worker was subjected to isolation at home and were supplied hygienic to follow and is in active surveillance until clinical recovery. Until now, there are three cases occurred and relate to workers.
    For 59 workers exposed in the first 4 farms, prior to detection of outbreaks ended health surveillance (including those Portoverrara).

    An employee of the fifth outbreak (the brooding of Mordano) is now active surveillance by public health professionals, as well as family members of 6 cases or suspected.

    While we remember that the outbreak of bird flu reported in Scortichino, in a hen house family, 10 people are in active surveillance


    For all other workers involved (about 300) - however busy with various tasks and duration in the monitoring of outbreaks - there is a specific health surveillance.


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      Re: Italy - 3rd human avian flu H7N7 infection confirmed

      [Source: Emilia-Romagna Region, full page in Italian: (LINK). Extract translated.]


      Italy, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H7N7: a third worker tested positive for birdflu virus infection in Emilia-Romagna

      Third human infection with the H7N7 virus. Six poultry outbreaks so far.

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      11.09.2013


      Third human case of avian influenza H7N7 virus has been confirmed yesterday, September 10 2013, by the National Institute of Health.

      The case is a poultry worker involved in culling operation at infected farm, earlier tested positive for an H7 virus infection at Sant'Orsola Hospital in Bologna.

      The case, as happened for the earlier patients, has been isolated at home and provided with hygienic measures to follow and will be under active surveillance until full recovery.

      Three cases of avian influenza virus infections were reported so far and all were poultry workers.

      59 poultry workers with poultry contacts before the virus was discovered in their respective premises have been removed from surveillance after expiration of incubation period.

      Another worker, from the fifth affected farm (breeding farm in Mordano) is currently under active surveillance by local health agency, as well as six relatives of suspected and confirmed cases.

      Ten additional individuals are currently under active surveillance on Bondeno Bondeno (Ferrara), where a backyard poultry outbreak was detected.

      For the remaining 300 poultry workers, involved in culling and other poultry outbreaks’ control activities, a special surveillance has been activated.

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