Monday, January 26, 2015

Guangdong Province Reports Two More H7N9 Cases

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A hat tip to Sharon Sanders of FluTrackers for the link to this Guangdong Emergency Management Office report on two more cases of H7N9 in Guangdong Province.  

 

Added two cases of H7N9 cases in our province

2015-01-26 19:36:00 Ben

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Planning Commission report, January 26, 2015, the province Shanwei, Jieyang City, one case of H7N9 cases were new. Shen patients (female, 20 years old), living in Shanwei City Haifeng, January 25 diagnosed cases of H7N9, now designated admitted to hospital in Shanwei City, sicker; patients Hwang (male, 52 years old), living Jieyang Rongcheng District, January 25 diagnosed cases of H7N9, now Jieyang designated hospital hospitalized in critical condition.

 

Hong Kong’s CHP has just posted a confirmation as well.

 

CHP notified of two human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Guangdong

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today (January 26) closely monitoring two additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) notified by the Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province (GDHFPC), and again urged the public to maintain strict personal, food and environmental hygiene both locally and during travel.

According to the GDHFPC, the male patient aged 52 in Jieyang and the female patient aged 20 in Shanwei were hospitalised for management. The male patient is in critical condition while the female patient in serious condition.


To date, 495 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) have been reported by the Mainland health authorities, respectively in Zhejiang (146 cases), Guangdong (133 cases), Jiangsu (63 cases), Shanghai (44 cases), Fujian (28 cases), Hunan (24 cases), Anhui (17 cases), Jiangxi (nine cases), Xinjiang (nine cases), Shandong (six cases), Beijing (five cases), Henan (four cases), Guangxi (three cases), Jilin (two cases), Guizhou (one case) and Hebei (one case).

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Unfortunately, we don’t appear to be getting the same kind of timely reporting out of many of the other provinces as we have seen from Guangdong Province.

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