Wednesday, December 18, 2013

#H7N9 - 2nd Case (New) in Yangjiang City, China

December 18, 2013

Xinhua Guangzhou, December 18 (Reporter Xiao Sisi) According to the Guangdong Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission on the 18th Bulletin, Yangjiang City, Guangdong then add 1 confirmed case of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza. At present, Guangdong Province, people infected with H7N9 bird flu confirmed cases reach five cases, including one case in Huizhou, Dongguan, two cases, Yangjiang two cases.
According to the briefing, the patient Yijun, male, 62 years old, who lives in Yangjiang City, is currently in critical condition. Guangdong Province, epidemiologists and clinical experts have assisted in Yangjiang conduct epidemiological investigations and guide patient treatment.
It is learned from the 18th Guangdong Provincial prevention of human infection of bird flu H7N9 leading group sent five inspection teams will go to the province to carry out inspection work. Inspection team will be listening to the reports and on-site inspections by the way, for poultry farming and management, the medical institutions of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza situation supervision.

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