China: A human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) reported in Chongqing Municipality

Week 32 of 2023, China reported a human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in Chongqing Municipality.

The male patient was in critical condition, had contact history of 2 dead chickens prior to the onset of the disaese, mNGS reportd avian influenza(H5N6) and Aspergillus flavus in BLAF.

related publications:

1.Three Cases Infected with Avian Influenza A(H5N6) Virus - Chongqing Municipality, China, January-September, 2021. China CDC Wkly. 2022 Jan 7;4(1):11-16

2.Genesis, Evolution and Prevalence of H5N6 Avian Influenza Viruses in China. Cell Host & Microbe

3.Human infection with avian-origin H5N6 influenza a virus after exposure to slaughtered poultry. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2022 Dec;11(1):807-810

4.Clinical features of the first critical case of acute encephalitis caused by the avian influenza A (H5N6) virus. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2022 Dec;11(1):2437-2446


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