Friday, April 5, 2013

Hong Kong: Experts Returned from 2-day Meeting in Shanghai

From one source:
Mainland avian flu epidemic is raging! HKU Professor Yuen Kwok-yung HA experts visited the two-day Shanghai, mainland experts avian flu, returned to Hong Kong last night. The infection and Emergency Services Chief Manager Liu Shaohuai team has analyzed multiple avian influenza in patients with the disease, and found that some patients after the onset of the condition deteriorated rapidly, and high mortality.

Government executives held a joint meeting yesterday, decided to enhance the prevention and control measures, managing stepping up checks temperature of travelers at all land crossings next week H7 viruses detected for the importation of live chickens, avian reached in Hong Kong.
And another source:

The HA panel of experts to Shanghai exchange diagnosis and treatment of the H7N9 avian flu, returned to Hong Kong last night. HA said that the team finishing the access to information, the next week will report to the Committee of Experts of the Hospital Authority, update and develop new influenza virus infection control guidelines. Medical Association recommends that Member doctors noticed has confirmed occurrence of H7N9 avian flu patients, even if it does not fully comply with the reporting criteria, such as the patient's condition deteriorated within 24 hours, and should require the patient to follow-up appointments and evaluate.

The the HA panel of experts visited yesterday to continue the second day in Shanghai yesterday morning to the Hospital of Fudan University in Shanghai, to understand hospital diagnosis and treatment of avian flu patients. HA infection and Emergency Services Chief Manager Liu Shaohuai H7N9 avian influenza, although not yet signs of human to human transmission, but the actual ability to communicate [get infected] is still to be studied, it needs to gather more information, I believe that will help doctors make a clinical diagnosis.

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