Monday, January 13, 2014

#H7N9 Zhejiang Ninbo 2 New Cases

[Jiangdong District is under the adm. of Ningbo City.  Cixi City is a city within Ningbo City]

Translation 1/13/14
BEIJING, Ningbo, January 13 (Reporter Jiang Yong Ho) today (13 May), Zhejiang Province, Ningbo Municipal Health Bureau Bulletin: 13, Ningbo new confirmed cases of H7N9 avian flu two cases of human infection. The temperature of a patient, female, 41 years old, Deyang, Sichuan people, staying in Cixi City, poultry farms in a sales, January 8 disease. Another patient Zhao, female, 59 years old, who lives in Jiangdong District, engaged in catering services, there is a history of exposure in poultry, January 7 disease.

  At 13:00 on January 13, two patients in the sample by the Ningbo City CDC laboratory tests were positive for H7N9 virus. Ningbo municipal clinical experts combined with epidemiological history, clinical manifestations, laboratory test results, diagnosis confirmed cases of the H7N9 bird flu human infection in 2 patients. 

 Currently two patients are critically ill, in a general hospital for treatment. It is understood that six in close contact with the two patients have been involved in the implementation of the medical observation, as of now, no fever or respiratory symptoms.   It is reported that since 2014, Ningbo has identified four cases of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza. (End) 

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