Thursday, April 4, 2013

#H7N9 Details on 11th Case

Translated out of China

Beijing, April 4 Health and Family Planning Commission, Shanghai Bulletin, April 4 ended today 17:30 Shanghai new case of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases, the patients after rescue invalid death . Up to now, Shanghai has a total of three cases of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases, 3 died.        Newly discovered one patient as follows:        patients with a reservoir, male, 48 years old, Jiangsu Rugao, occupational waders personnel, mainly engaged in the transportation of chickens and ducks work. On March 28, the patients cough, sputum symptoms of fever on April 1, go to private clinics. After sicker patients in the morning of April 3 4:55 to Tongji Hospital emergency medical treatment. Rescue by experts, the end result of his condition deteriorated sharply, rescue invalid death On the morning of 7 53.        At 10:30 on April 4, the Shanghai CDC report laboratory test results for the H7N9 avian influenza virus nucleic acid positive. In accordance with the relevant requirements, the afternoon of April 4, the Shanghai Municipal Health and Family Planning Commission organized municipal clinical expert group to discuss the deaths of experts based on the clinical performance of laboratory testing and epidemiological data to diagnose the cases human infection of H7N9 avian influenza. After investigation, the close contacts of the cases to a total of eight people, far found no abnormalities.        Shanghai there are three cases of suspected cases, the group is investigation and diagnosis. The experts believe that the domestic found close contacts of cases were not unusual, not yet discovered the infection between people.

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