Tuesday, April 2, 2013

China has found seven cases of H7N9 avian flu cases around the strengthening of prevention and control measures

04 - 02 22:31
China news agency, Beijing, April 2 (Reporters Ou Yang and Kai Yu) - The mainland of China has found seven cases of confirmed cases of the H7N9 avian flu, aroused great concern. In this regard, China has been much strengthened start the prevention and control of deployment in response to the virus struck.

People infected with the H7N9 avian influenza virus in China is the world's first discovery of new influenza virus subtype. Shanghai has two deaths, Anhui, patients in critical condition, still under treatment in All four cases the latest notification from Jiangsu. As of the reporters press time on the evening of 2, Beijing, Guangdong, Hunan, Chongqing, Hainan, announced the news that has not yet found of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza.

Jiangsu aspects of the establishment of new found four cases of human infection with the H7N9 avian flu prevention and control leading group people infected with the H7N9 bird flu prevention and control of the Group of Experts, medical treatment expert group to strengthen epidemic prevention and control. Meanwhile, Jiangsu has also specified 16 tertiary hospitals as admitted to the hospital in Jiangsu Province.

Shanghai launched in the 2nd level III response of an influenza pandemic contingency plans, and said it would establish influenza joint prevention and control mechanism, the relevant departments of the city's comprehensive investment in monitoring and prevention and control of influenza outbreaks. For public concerns about some time ago "floating dead pig" to say about the avian flu, the the Shanghai Animal CDC said, Huangpu River floating dead pig avian influenza virus is not found.

Anhui patients in Nanjing for treatment, not yet out of danger. Nanjing positive organizational strength to treat the cases of human infection with avian influenza cases Anhui transferred. The province has started contingency plans, continue to organize experts to rescue patients.Beijing has started the deployment of the prevention and control of the city's medical institutions, the H7N9 virus in the flu and pneumonia of unknown causes two main monitoring system, once suspicious cases, you need the first time reported to the county disease control departments.

In addition, Hebei, Sichuan, Guangdong, Hunan, Hubei, Chongqing and other places, the CDC has commenced virus monitoring, personal protective items ready to work.

 For the public on how to prevent this type of influenza virus, medical experts extensive knowledge outreach through the media, reminding people should try to avoid direct contact with sick or dead poultry and livestock. , Use a paper towel, handkerchief Cover your mouth and nose when sneezing, coughing and other symptoms of respiratory tract infection. Remember not to eat raw or half-cooked chicken, goose, duck, etc..

Although no conclusive evidence of the H7N9 human infection of human experts still remind close contact with patients, medical staff have more opportunities than the general public should take standard precautions plus droplets admissions with suspected or confirmed H7N9 avian influenza dissemination of prevention and the contact prevention of measures.

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