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China Guangdong Patient is Discharged After 40 Days in Hospital

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September 18, 2013
Guangdong Province, the first case of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza patients discharged 

Xinhua Guangzhou on September 18 (Reporter Xiao Sisi) on the 18th Guangdong Provincial Health Department announced that after a month of salvage therapy, to treat the medical staff and intensive care, the first case of human infection with the H7N9 Guangdong bird flu clinical symptoms eliminated, on September 18 discharged.
Since August 10 morning confirmed the first case of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza since the Guangdong provincial government attaches great importance to the work of the patient's treatment, indicating that at all costs to treat patients. After Chinese Academy of Engineering, Zhong Nanshan , led by people infected with H7N9 avian influenza working group of experts and medical teams worked day and night to rescue more than a month with meticulous care, the patient gradually recovered health. September 18, after expert examination and confirmation, Ms. Chen vital signs were stable, generally in good condition, clinical symptoms eliminated to achieve discharge standards, discharged.
According to the Guangdong Provincial Disease Prevention and Control Center, chief expert, He Jianfeng, director of prevention and control of infectious diseases introduced, H7N9 bird flu patients discharged after cure, the virus has been cleared, there is no contagious, and the patient's body has produced antibodies does not reinfect 

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