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Wednesday, February 13, 2013
China: #H5N1 Human 21 Year Old Dies of Avian Influenza
[translation out of China] February 13, 2013 (Epoch Times reporter FANG Xiao roundup) Guiyang, Guizhou Province, Feb. 10 New Year's Eve confirmed two cases of human infection of highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N1) cases, including 21-year-old woman infected persons died on February 13th.The patients from the onset to death only 11 days.Other men infected in critical condition.
February 11, Communist China Ministry of Health, Guizhou Guiyang City confirmed two cases of human infection with highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N1) cases.On the morning of February 13, the 21-year-old female patient's condition deteriorated, multiple organ failure and death.The woman onset, February 2 exacerbations transferred to Guizhou Provincial People's Hospital for treatment.
Another 31-year-old male patient in critical condition, is still receiving treatment.Its incidence in the February 3, since the purchase of the drug administration is still in the doldrums, and transferred to the Second Hospital of Guiyang.
The official reported that the people infected with the highly pathogenic avian influenza in acute respiratory infections caused by influenza A H5N1 virus.The majority of patients with high fever and pneumonia, acute onset, rapid progression and high mortality.Currently, human avian influenza from poultry to humans.
Now is the Chinese mainland A celebration period, the New Year is the peak of the public consumption of poultry and its products, is also prone period of the highly pathogenic avian influenza.Guizhou recognized in the New Year ahead between the two cases of human infection with highly pathogenic avian influenza, caused panic.Part going to the Chinese New Year holidays, travel to Guiyang people said it would give up the trip.Popular appeal during the Chinese New Year, we have to avoid contact with sick or dead poultry, birds, if they run a fever or flu-like symptoms should seek immediate medical attention.
Chongqing Daily reported that the Chongqing-Guizhou Expressway secure crossing, crossing Guizhou into the main city of Chongqing, the most efficient.Transferred Chongqing animals and their products from Guizhou, five or six percent "clearance" from here into the Chongqing.Director of the Chongqing the Qijiang District Animal Health Authority Wengchang Long said.Chinese New Year is the animals and their products are imported into the peak period.Chongqing keep crossing, avian influenza from Guizhou invasion.
Guizhou outgoing diagnosed two cases of human infection with the H5N1 avian flu caused attaches great importance to.Taiwan CDC has asked the airport, port personnel to strengthen passenger fever, to investigate the history of bird contact.
CHP spokesman in Hong Kong, Hong Kong will be vigilant and maintain stringent port health measures and press the developments.