BEIJING, April 2 Jiangsu Provincial Health Department has posted on its official website the question-and-answer human infection with the H7N9 avian flu.
Question-and-answer pointed out, at home and abroad there is no vaccine against the H7N9 avian influenza virus. The following is the transcript:
One patients from the means by which the people infected with the H7N9 avian influenza infection? Whether the close contacts of morbidity or mortality? Close contacts whether they are under medical observation?
the people infected with the H7N9 influenza virus from the virus
biology belonging to the avian influenza virus, previously found in the
international human infection H7 subtypes of influenza virus are mostly
from birds, but so far, three cases of diagnosed patients The specific source of infection is not clear.
to the relevant provisions of unexplained pneumonia Management,
Shanghai, Anhui and Jiangsu, the health sector (1 patient in Anhui where
Nanjing) all close contacts of patients implemented under medical
Shanghai patients diagnosed patients prior to the onset, the two family
members with severe pneumonia, the cause is still under investigation
and detection. 3 patients the incidence of the family association, pending further investigation. In addition, Shanghai, Anhui diagnosed patients of all close contacts were not found in similar cases.
Second, the National Health and Family Planning Commission, as well as local health departments to take measures? Which investigations were carried out?
cases of the disease, local health departments attach great importance
to take timely clinical treatment, epidemiological investigation,
specimen collection and submission, medical observation of close
contacts, and to strengthen the monitoring of unexplained pneumonia
Health and Family Planning Commission attaches great importance to this
epidemic, received severe unexplained pneumonia outbreaks have been
reported, immediately sent a working group of experts to Shanghai, Anhui
and Jiangsu, there to supervise the patient's treatment and
investigation, to convene a multisectoral Chamber of Commerce will the
epidemic nature of the analysis and judgment, and arrangements for the
investigation, prevention and control and preparedness work. China
CDC received case reports and submission of specimens in a timely
manner to carry out the epidemic risk judgments and laboratory testing
research, clear etiological diagnosis.
the two cases diagnosed patients died in early March, why the state
Health and Family Planning Commission, released March 31, the epidemic?
The people infected with the H7N9 avian influenza virus, is the world's
first discovery of a new subtype of influenza virus, has not been
included in our statutory report infectious disease monitoring and
and health institutions in Shanghai found that the above-mentioned
cases, in a timely manner to carry out the relevant laboratory
screening, has ruled out the infected with seasonal H1N1 and H3N2
influenza, H1N1 flu, people infected with the highly pathogenic avian
influenza (H5N1) and SARS, new Coronavirus possible. In
further testing, the Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center on March 22
found that patients may be infected with the H7 influenza, after
specimens were sent to the China Disease Prevention and Control Center. On
the afternoon of March 29, the Chinese Center for Disease Control three
H7N9 avian influenza virus isolated from the submission of cases
Health and Family Planning Organization experts further verification,
according to laboratory test results, combined with the clinical
manifestations, epidemiological data to conduct a comprehensive analysis
to determine the patients with human cases of infection with the H7N9
avian flu virus. National Health and Family Planning Commission, in accordance with the law to the public on March 31.
after media reports that a family of three infection unexplained
pneumonia, two of whom died, whether related to the reported cases?
20-25, in a hospital in Shanghai has treated three people suffering
from severe pneumonia, surnamed Li and his son, two people died. Mr Lee, his father was diagnosed with the H7N9 avian influenza virus infection, the diagnosis of two patients in progress.
H7N9 virus with previous H1N1, H5N1 and other seasonal influenza cases compared to its virulence and infectious?
only found three cases of human infection with the H7N9 avian flu virus
confirmed cases of the virus and its diseases caused by very limited
research data, expert judgment is that the virulence of the virus and
the human ability to spread further.
Sixth, if the infection early symptoms seek immediate medical attention if you can get effective treatment?
The gene sequence analysis showed that the drug-sensitive virus neuraminidase inhibitor class of anti-influenza virus. Experience
other type influenza antiviral treatment after the onset of the early
use of the neuraminidase inhibitor class of anti-influenza virus drugs
may be effective remains to be seen, but the means of specific treatment
of newly discovered human H7N9 avian influenza virus infection research.
How to prevent the H7N9 avian flu? Are there any other special precautions?
Influenza is an acute respiratory tract infection. Wash
their hands, indoor Qin ventilation, attention to nutrition, to
maintain a good physique is conducive to the prevention of influenza and
other respiratory diseases. Respiratory
tract infection symptoms such as sneezing, coughing, use a tissue,
handkerchief Cover your mouth and nose to prevent infection of others. In addition, special attention to avoid direct contact with sick or dead poultry and livestock.
contact with patients suffering from infectious diseases than the
general public due to the medical staff, it is recommended that the
medical staff to take the necessary protective measures in the process
of the treatment of the patients. Admissions
with suspected or confirmed H7N9 avian influenza, effective protective
measures should be taken, that the standard prevention, prevention of
airborne droplets and contact transmission precautions.