Monday, April 8, 2013

#H7N9: New Case in Shanghai, after Death.

As of 17:00, April 8, 2011, the city has new confirmed cases of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza cases, after she died. The new cases are as follows:

    Patients celebrate a male, 64 years old, the people of Shanghai, retirees. On the morning of April 1, patients with symptoms of chills, body temperature was not measured, self-serving pharmaceutical treatment. On April 3, the patient self-test body temperature of 39.0 ℃, to the Ruijin hospital pneumonia diagnosis of right, given symptomatic treatment. Patients with shortness of breath in the morning of April 7, 9:15 and went to the Ruijin Hospital for treatment, a diagnosis of severe pneumonia, isolation and treatment of income wards. Rescue invalid by the hospital, the patient died at 18:45 on the 7th. On the evening of April 7, the case samples by the Shanghai Municipal Center for Disease Control laboratory testing, the results for the H7N9 avian influenza virus nucleic acid positive.In accordance with the relevant requirements, 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, the diagnosis of the cases of human infection of H7N9 avian flu in cases. After investigation, the close contacts of cases of a total of four people have been implemented under medical observation, until now, were not unusual.
    Up to now, Shanghai were found 11 cases of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases, including five cases of death, another six cases being treated in isolation into one of them has basically recovered.     It is understood that the city had a total of 11 confirmed cases of the 202 close contacts to carry out medical observation, all close contacts of the close contacts of fever with cough or sore throat and other symptoms, the cumulative current 2 per capita laboratory tests have been to exclude the H7N9 avian flu in the treatment of the Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center, and is currently in stable condition.  

(Source: Shanghai Municipal Health and Family Planning Commission website)

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