Monday, September 2, 2013

H7N7 Italy - Details on Suspected Case

September 2, 2013/Excerpt

'We have a confirmed case and one suspected, of which we wait for tomorrow the results of laboratory tests.'' So Carradori Titian, general manager of the Health of the Region of Emilia-Romagna, confirms the hypothesis of a second case of positivity for the man in this wave of H7N7 bird flu. Even if it is only suspected of conjunctivitis. And 'who was also a worker engaged in a poultry flock affected by avian flu (the same factory as the confirmed case), which then continued contact with infected animals in the activity of killing, programmed to contain the spread of the virus . The confirmed case is that of carrying out the collection of eggs and poultry manure, while the case involves a suspect responsible for the transport of eggs.

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