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  • PRO/AH/EDR> Avian influenza, human (18): China (GD) H5N6
    Wed, 03 Oct 2018 05:37:20 -0400
    Avian Influenza H5N6 -- China
    The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) today (30 Sep 2018) received notification of an additional human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in Guangdong from the National Health Commission, and again urged the public to maintain strict personal, food and environmental hygiene both locally and during travel.
    The case involved a 22 year old man from Guangzhou in Guangdong. He developed symptoms on 25 Sep 2018 and was hospitalised on the next day. He is now in a