|Chief Executive: communication with the
mainland on the bird flu strain|
[Wenhui (Reuters) - According to Xinhua news, Hong Kong
Chief Executive Donald Tsang 31 on avian flu, said on Meet the Press, Hong
Kong and Shenzhen, Guangdong Province and national institutions improved the
notification system is being closely with Shenzhen communication and exchange of
information and contingency measures.|
\From the Guangdong Provincial Health Department sources said, Shenzhen Baoan manhole a 39-year-old male bus driver detected a sample of 30 was highly pathogenic avian influenza virus H5N1 positive, the patient died on 31 at 13 am, dead Because virus-induced multiple organ failure.
In this regard, Mr Tsang said Hong Kong has already informed all public hospitals and private clinics, to have fever and other symptoms similar to bird flu patients were closely monitored. Currently the Department of Health and the Hospital Authority will pay particular attention to the development of such events.
Mr Tsang said Hong Kong from December 20 of a poultry wholesale market to contain a dead chicken tested H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, has stopped all local chickens in Hong Kong trading, can not live poultry to Hong Kong . In addition, the level of avian influenza in Hong Kong by the general level to a serious level, and to all public hospitals and private clinics to issue appropriate guidelines, any patient with fever and similar signs of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 infection, the hospital will do special treatment. Found no cases of infection in Hong Kong.
。Hong Kong SAR Government Permanent Secretary for Food and Health, Mrs Marion Lai, said Shenzhen man for bird flu case, authorities will step up checks Mainland chilled chickens. She said the last of the local farms, chickens and eggs to check the situation, has not identified abnormal. As regards the need to extend the lock-up period chickens, now too early to say.In addition to Cheung Sha Wan Temporary Wholesale Poultry Market in the dead chickens tested to contain a highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 virus, in Hong Kong, Oriental Magpie Robin found a dead body also was found to carry the virus. Hong Kong Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department completed a 21 night at the Cheung Sha Wan Temporary Wholesale Poultry Market in the task of culling poultry, poultry destroyed a total of nearly twenty thousand only.
Hong Kong bird flu, the State Administration of Quality Supervision from 21, the suspension of live poultry supplied to Hong Kong for 21 days. http://translate.googleusercontent.c...DVBti7q3SR_bRw