Avian influenza A H7N9

Human infections with a new avian influenza A (H7N9) virus were first reported in China in March 2013. Most of these infections are believed to result from exposure to infected poultry or contaminated environments, as H7N9 viruses have also been ...1

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Symptoms of Avian influenza A H7N9

H5N1 and H7N9 should be considered in patients with new-onset severe acute respiratory illness requiring hospitalization when no alternative etiology has been identified and if the patient has recently (within 10 days) been to a country with recently confirmed ...2

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Causes List for Avian influenza A H7N9

Some possible causes of Avian influenza A H7N9 or similar disorders may include:3

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Prevention of Avian influenza A H7N9

The best way to prevent infection with animal-origin influenza viruses, including H5N1 and H7N9, is to follow standard travel safety precautions: follow good hand hygiene and food safety practices and avoid contact with sources of exposure. Most human infections ...4

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Research for Avian influenza A H7N9

CDC Risk Assessment: While the current risk to the publicís health posed by H7N9 virus is low, the pandemic potential of this virus is concerning. Influenza viruses constantly change and itís possible that this virus could gain the ...5

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References

  1. Source: CDC: cdc.gov/ flu/ avianflu/ h7n9-virus.htm
  2. Source: CDC Yellow Book 2016: cdc.gov/ travel/ yellowbook/ 2016/ the-pre-travel-consultation/ respiratory-infections
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  4. Source: CDC Yellow Book 2016: cdc.gov/ travel/ yellowbook/ 2016/ infectious-diseases-related-to-travel/ influenza
  5. Source: CDC: cdc.gov/ flu/ avianflu/ h7n9-virus.htm

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