Wednesday, May 1, 2013

#H7N9 New Case in Wugang, Hunan Province China


The official website of the Health Department of Hunan Province on May 1 announced that the province's new case of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases. Currently, patients in critical condition, is actively rescuing.

    According to reports, the patient Zhao, male, aged 69, the Shaoyang City Wugang people, farming. Patients no obvious incentive on the afternoon of April 23, chills, fever, cough, Wugang City, a village health treatment in April 24 -26, 2011, the body temperature of 39 ° C -39.5 ° C. Treatment in Wugang City People's Hospital on April 27, temperature 41 ° C, "lobar pneumonia" admitted Wugang City People's Hospital. 29 April sicker patients, of Wugang City People's Hospital "unexplained pneumonia Wugang CDC report.

    Wugang City CDC immediately carry out epidemiological investigations, and samples were collected swabs, serum specimens were sent to the Shaoyang City CDC detected. At 12 o'clock on the April 30, Shaoyang City CDC test results for people infected with the H7N9 avian influenza virus nucleic acid positive. At 14:00 pm, the patient transferred to the Central Hospital of Shaoyang treatment. At 19:00 Hunan Provincial Center for Disease Control results of the review is positive. May 1, in accordance with the "human infection of H7N9 avian flu, 2nd Edition (2013)", Hunan comprehensive case of the Group of Experts clinical manifestations, laboratory and epidemiological findings, the diagnosis of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases.

    After investigation, the patients prior to the onset of the poultry exposure history, its close contact with a total of 50 people, to take timely medical observation. Up to now, all close contacts of the cases were not unusual. (Reporter Liu column) 

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