Wednesday, January 8, 2014

#H7N9 HK 65(M) & Guangdong 31(M) Were Same District, Same Day: Luohu on January 1 & 2nd

[This article states that the latest confirmed was in Luohu district prior to onset.  Specifically, he was there January 1 & 2 (Wed. & Thursday), and symptoms appears on Friday (January 3rd).  Also of note, is the confirmed case, reported yesterday:
Date of Report:  1/7/14
Name:  31(M)
From:  Luohu Dist, Shenzhen City
Onset:  12/30/13
Adm:  1/3 Bao’an District People’s Hospital
Notes:  Stable condition.  No live poultry exposure.  35 contacts.

This article states he one passed thru a sale of live poultry.  I hope it's not that contagious.  Also, of note, is the man above, who had no live poultry contact, in the same District)

January 8, 2014
Hong Kong now confirmed cases of H7N9 avian influenza third patient was a 65-year-old man with chronic illness there, he was in downtown Shenzhen path, but there is no contact with live poultry. CHP temporarily classified as imported cases.
Infected with H7N9 bird flu confirmed 65-year-old man, in the Intensive Care Unit at Queen Mary Hospital for isolation and treatment, he was in critical condition.
His wife also to observe the Infectious Disease Center for isolation, she did not appear asymptomatic.
Patients with kidney disease in itself, require long-term dialysis. When New Year's Day with his wife two days in Shenzhen, Luohu District, once passing through a sale of live poultry markets.
After returning to Hong Kong last Friday fever, cough and asthma, Tuesday, because lung infection, admitted to Queen Mary Hospital where he was deteriorating, transferred to the intensive care unit isolation, confirmed late Wednesday H7N9 avian influenza infection.
CHP refers to patients living in Sham Shui Po, Pei Ho Street Market has been to the door, but after evaluation, will be classified as suspected cases imported.
This case is the third confirmed cases of H7N9 avian influenza cases in Hong Kong, Hong Kong The first cases appeared, was No. 2 last month, 36-year-old Indian commission in Shenzhen kill a chicken, after returning diagnosed infections.
After a lapse of a week is not enough, a 80-year-old man living in Shenzhen, long-term, there are also many patients diagnosed and later died, but it is unknown whether the H7N9 related.
Since the first case of incoming cases arise from Shenzhen, the Shenzhen government has banned live chickens to Hong Kong.

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