[There was a confirmation of a 3yo in Dongguan City on November 5. He has since recovered and has been discharged. http://www.who.int/csr/don/2013_11_06/en/index.html ]
December 15, 2013
Nanfang Daily (Reporter / Correspondent Luo Xiao Hua / Guangdong Wilson) afternoon, the Guangdong Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission informed, Guangdong new case of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza.
It is understood why some patients, male, 39 years old, Nanchong City, Sichuan Province, who now live in Fenggang Town, Dongguan City. December 14, Dongguan Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention throat swab specimens of patients infected with human H7N9 avian influenza nucleic acid as positive. December 15 provinces by the CDC to review the results for the same. Currently patients in critical condition.
After receiving the report, the Provincial Planning Commission that night sent the provincial CDC Guardian First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical College, Institute of Respiratory Diseases, Dongguan experts to assist in the investigation and treatment of patients. Provinces expert group to rescue the patient, carry out epidemiological investigations immediately on 53 close contacts were under medical observation, and given the anti-flu drug Tamiflu to prevent, not currently found exception.