Friday, February 06, 2015

Guangdong Province Reports 5 New H7N9 Cases

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Guangdong province is back today with news of an additional 5 H7N9 cases.   First the report from the Guangdong Ministry of Health and Family Planning website, then Hong Kong’s CHP notification.

 

Report of five cases of H7N9 cases in our province

2015-02-06 16:38:10   Ministry of Health and Family Planning  | Views ( 106 ) | text background color:

Case 1 Binghui Wu, male, 48 years old, history of hypertension and chronic kidney disease, now living in Tianhe District, Guangzhou City. February 5 diagnosed with H7N9 cases, the patient is currently in critical condition in hospitals in Guangzhou admitted to hospital.


Case 2 yellow Zen living, male, 76 years old, currently residing in Zhuhai City, the Bay Area. February 5 diagnosed with H7N9 cases, the patient is currently in critical condition, in Zhuhai City, admitted to inpatient hospitals.

Case 3 Huang Yuanfen, female, 62 years old, now living Huizhou City. February 5 diagnosed cases of H7N9 deaths, the day after she died.


Case 4 Wang Yanzhao, male, 55 years old, currently residing in Chaozhou Chao. February 5 diagnosed with H7N9 cases. Currently in critical condition, in Chaozhou City hospitals admitted in hospital.


Case 5 Wen Kai Ying, female, 2 years old, now living Guzhen Town, Zhongshan City. February 6 patients diagnosed with H7N9, is currently in a stable condition in Zhongshan City, admitted to inpatient hospitals.

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

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today (February 6) closely monitoring five 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 five patients involve three males and two females aged between 2 and 76. Among them, a woman aged 62 has passed away while the others are currently hospitalised for treatment.


To date, 561 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) have been reported by the Mainland health authorities, respectively in Zhejiang (156 cases), Guangdong (151 cases), Jiangsu (70 cases), Fujian (58 cases), Shanghai (44 cases), Hunan (24 cases), Anhui (17 cases), Xinjiang (10 cases), Jiangxi (nine cases), Shandong (six cases), Beijing (five cases), Henan (four cases), Guangxi (three cases), Jilin (two cases), Guizhou (one case) and Hebei (one case).

"Locally, we will remain vigilant and work closely with the World Health Organization and relevant health authorities to monitor the latest developments," a spokesman for the DH said.

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Outside of Guangdong Province, we continue to see only intermittent and often delayed announcements from the other provinces (HK CHP Notified Of 49 Recent H7N9 Cases In Mainland China). 

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