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Another translated story, this time from Xinhua News on remarks made by Hong Kong’s SFH (Secretary of Food & Health), Dr. Ko Wing-man
2013-12-03 00:39:19 Source: Xinhua
Xinhua HONG KONG, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) Hong Kong SAR Government Secretary for Food and Health Ko Wing Man 2 evening confirmed that Hong Kong confirmed the first case of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza cases, patients being treated in hospital, of the influenza pandemic contingency plans have been alert level to a serious level.
Ko Wing-man said that the patient is an Indian commission, November 17 went to Shenzhen slaughter chickens for cooking, which is currently in critical condition. Ko Wing-man, said the patient's close contacts have been taken to hospital, four of which famous people have mild symptoms, as soon as they will quickly test. In his view, only one case due to a temporary, but patients also have a clear history, so initially classified as imported cases.
HKU Infectious Disease Center Director Ho Pak-leung said, I believe this is an imported cases, found that H7N9 is not yet changed hands successor, but urged the public to be vigilant.
Ko Wing Man also said it would suspend the registration of Shenzhen three farms for chickens to Hong Kong.
(Original title: Hong Kong confirmed the first case of human infection with H7N9 local avian flu)