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Monday, January 6, 2014
Guangdong Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission: confirmed two cases of human infection with the #H7N9 avian flu
Xinhua News Agency, Guangzhou, January 6 (Reporter Xiao Sisi) - January 6, the Guangdong Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission Bulletin, Guangzhou City and Yangjiang City were diagnosed one case of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza.
According to the briefing, Guangzhou reported cases of diagnosed patients Xiemou, male, 47 years old, Gaozhou people living in Lishui Town, Nanhai District, Foshan City, engaged in the sale and transport of poultry.December 25, 2013 the disease, January 3 pm First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical treatment, give "Tamiflu" treatment, is currently in critical condition.Have been in close contact for 60 medical observation, were not unusual.
Yangjiang reported cases of patients Lee, M, 71 years old, farmer, living in Yangdong.The evening of 1 January 2014 the incidence, January 2 evening to the City People's Hospital out-patient treatment, January 4 exacerbations admitted to hospital, give "Tamiflu" treatment, is currently in critical condition.Patients without a clear history of exposure to live birds.Have been in close contact for 65 medical observation, were not unusual.
As of January 6, 8 cases were reported in Guangdong cases by patient place of residence, Shenzhen one case, one case in Foshan, Huizhou one case, two cases in Dongguan, Yangjiang 3 cases.