Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Mainland #H7N9 patient dies in Taiwan

The case spoken of below is from late last year.  Here are the specifics:

Date of Report 12/31/13
Name:  86(M) Tourist to Taiwan
From:  Jiangsu Province
Adm:  ICU
12/17: Came in to Taiwan
12/19:  Loss of appetite
12/23:  Chest tightness
12/24:  ER, diag. bilateral pneumonia
12/16:  Tamiflu
12/31:  All contacts test negative
Note:  25 tourists in group.  22 returned to China.
Two daughters stayed behind, with Father.  No sym’s.

TAIPEI, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- A H7N9 avian flu patient from the Chinese mainland died on Monday in Taipei, Taiwan's disease control authority said on Tuesday.
The 86-year-old man from Changzhou City in east China's Jiangsu Province tested positive for the H7N9 virus during a trip to Taiwan in late December.
This was the second confirmed case in which H7N9 had been imported into Taiwan.

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