Wednesday, February 5, 2014

#H7N9 Guangxi H2H Confirmed Cases

Earlier in the week, I had posted a case that was imported from Guangdong.

Guangxi – Imported from Guangdong
Date of Article:  2/4/14
Name:  41(F) Li
From:  Heng County, Nanning City
Onset:  1/27
Adm:  2/3 ICU County Hospital
Confirmed:  2/4/14
Note:  Returned from Zhongshan City, Guangdong on 1/27.
Today, we have a confirmed contact of the above case.  The 5 year old son of the above:
Office received a report of disease prevention and control centers and autonomous regions in the diagnosis of Heng input of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza cases in close contact with Li Moumou epidemiological investigation process, the new detection one case of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza. Autonomous regional expert group of patients based on epidemiological history, clinical symptoms and laboratory test results, is recognized as one case of human infection with the new H7N9 avian influenza. Epidemiological under further investigation. Patients Gan Moumou, male, 5 years old, Heng Tao Xu Zhen bayberry village (for the input of patient Li Moumou children) 

Therefore we have a documented human-to-human cluster of 2.  I also made the connection yesterday of 3 other cases in a geographical cluster.  That post can be found here:

#H7N9 Guangdong Zhongshan Geographic Cluster of 4 - Now in Guangxi

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