At 17:38 on January 6, 2009
By January 6 According to the Ministry of Health website, the Beijing Municipal Health Bureau on the 6th briefing, Beijing confirmed case of human infection of highly pathogenic avian influenza cases.
The circular pointed out that, in patients with Hwang, female, 19 years old, and currently residing in Chaoyang District, Beijing 3 room. December 24, 2008 incidence, December 27 after aggravating symptoms hospitalized invalid by the full treatment, the patient was at 7:20 on January 5, 2009 death.
January 5, the Beijing Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the Academy of Military Medical Sciences of patient specimens for parallel testing, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention review of patient specimens for testing, results showed that the avian flu virus (H5N1) nucleic acid positive.
According to World Health Organization of human infection of highly pathogenic avian influenza confirmed case definition and China's diagnostic standards for human avian influenza prevention and control of the Ministry of Health expert group to determine the cases of human infection of highly pathogenic avian influenza confirmed cases.
Epidemic occurred, the Beijing Municipal Government attaches great importance to the rapid in accordance with the "human infection of highly pathogenic avian influenza contingency plans" to take the appropriate prevention and control measures, and strengthen the epidemiological investigation. At the same time, all close contacts strict medical observation, as of now no abnormal clinical manifestations.
The patients with the situation, the Ministry of Health has the World Health Organization, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions and part of national communications.