Thursday, December 19, 2013

#H7N9 Shenzhen Case Contact w/Live Poultry; 135 contacts under observation

Shenzhen confirmed the first case of human infection of H7N9. The man was Gaozhou people living in Longgang District Nanling, Shenzhen Third People's Hospital is the intensive care unit in critical condition, which is also in Guangdong Province six confirmed cases.
The 38-year-old man was on the 9th of onset, fever and cough, the Shenzhen Municipal Center for Disease Control is currently under medical observation 135 close contacts, yet there is an exception.
He Jianfeng, director of infectious disease prevention and control center revealed that patients buy live chickens from time to time to go home cooking. He said the cold weather, the virus became active, the city has a high risk of further sporadic cases, there may be new cases at any time, but also refers to Dongguan and Hong Kong, two cases may also be relevant Shenzhen, but not yet found a virus human to human transmission capacity.

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