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#Analysis of recent #scientific #information on #avian #influenza A(#H7N9) virus - 10 February 2017 (@WHO, edited)

  Title : #Analysis of recent #scientific #information on #avian #influenza A(#H7N9) virus - 10 February 2017. Subject : Avian Influenza, ...

17 Feb 2017

#China, A #human case of #H7N9 #flu #infection in Huludao, #Liaoning Province (Feb. 17 ‘17)

 

Title: #China, A #human case of #H7N9 #flu #infection in Huludao, #Liaoning Province.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human case in Liaoning province of China.

Source: Local Media via Xinhua, full page: (LINK). Article in Chinese, edited.

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A human case of H7N9 flu infection in Huludao, Liaoning Province

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2017-02-17 12:10:00

(Reporter Guo Wei) According to the Huludao City Health Committee report: on February 14, 2017, a resident of Shanhaiguan District, Liaoning Xingcheng was confirmed as infected with H7N9 influenza virus.

The case was trading in poultry in the Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province, Shanhaiguan District wholesale market; patient helped his wife before the sale of live poultry, on January 30 went to the city to visit his relatives when the symptoms developed. At present, the patient in Beijing, a hospital ICU ward for treatment.

After the emergence of the case, Huludao municipal government attaches great importance to the municipal party committee secretary Sun Yi, mayor Wang Liwei and other major leaders have made important instructions. Huludao City to start the relevant emergency mechanism, the establishment of epidemic prevention and control leading group, organized epidemiological survey and epidemic monitoring.

After careful investigation through the relevant functional departments, 21 people who have been in close contacts with the patient and co-exposed health care workers have been put under medical observation, their current health status is good, with no symptoms.

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Keywords: China; Liaoning; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Human.

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