Thursday, February 05, 2015

HK CHP Reports 1 More H7N9 Case In Guangdong Province


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After yesterday’s addition of 49 H7N9 cases (accrued over the past month or so), today Hong Kong’s CHP announces a single case in neighboring Guangdong Province.


CHP notified of one human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Guangdong

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today (February 5) closely monitoring one additional human case 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 51 in Shenzhen was hospitalised for management in serious condition.To date, 556 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) have been reported by the Mainland health authorities, respectively in Zhejiang (156 cases), Guangdong (146 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).

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