Issued on: 2011/12/07
(Military News Agency correspondent Lin Jingjie Taipei, 7)
recent international spate of human and animal cases of H5N1 influenza, Taoyuan Armed Forces General Hospital, to remind the public and military officers and men, travel abroad at public expense before the inoculation of influenza vaccine as soon as possible, avoid contact with birds, to reduce the risk of infection.
Taoyuan Armed Forces General Hospital, pointed out that the spread of bird flu region, including Egypt, Vietnam and Nepal and other countries, people infected with the officers and men, if at the National Tourism should pay attention to personal hygiene and avoid contact with birds, especially when access to traditional markets must also pay special attention if the country of return after the ill person should wear masks as soon as possible for medical treatment, doctors explain to travel and contact history to facilitate diagnosis and treatment. Taoyuan Armed Forces General Hospital, stressed that so far the world's total confirmed cases of human H5N1 influenza have five hundred seventy-one cases, of which three hundred thirty-five cases of death, mortality rate of nearly sixty percent of which had a very high proportion of birds history of exposure, such as reminding people to travel abroad, you should avoid contact with birds and their excreta, return time as a fever or flu-like symptoms, quarantine officers should seek assistance at the airport.