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Friday, January 31, 2014
#H7N9 Hunan Province Reports Another Case
January 31, Hunan 1 new confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza.Up to now, the province of H7N9 bird flu found in two cases of human infection confirmed cases, with no deaths.Epidemiology found no association exists between the two cases.
1 patient newly discovered Yang Moumou, male, 38 years old, who lives in Jiangyong County, Yongzhou City, Hunan Province.January 30, the patient samples were Yongzhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, Hunan Province, and review the results of laboratory testing are positive for H7N9 avian influenza virus nucleic acid.Cases based on the history of epidemiology, clinical manifestations and laboratory test results to determine the confirmed cases of H7N9 bird flu human cases of infection.The case is currently under treatment in a hospital in Yongzhou.Close contacts of the cases have been timely measures taken under medical observation, as of now were not unusual.(Contributed by: Office of Emergency Management Office)