Wednesday, May 1, 2013

#H7N9 Shandong Province 1st Case: 7 Contacts Quarantine Lifted; 4 Still Isolated

Dazhong Daily Zaozhuang April 30 (the reporter Jiang Xingkun Zhang Ze ring) Today, the reporter learned from the Health Bureau of Zaozhuang City, Shandong Province, the first case of human infection with the H7N9 avian flu 12 close contacts, seven people had been lifted home medical isolation observation. Five other people, the children of patients diagnosed with human infection of H7N9 avian flu and the four others need to continue to be isolated for observation, is expected to be extended for seven days or so.

Since the April 23, Shandong Province confirmed the first case of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza, the disease control department of Zaozhuang City in accordance with the relevant provisions of the national guard Planning Commission, the implementation of home medical isolation observed 12 close contacts of the patients, seven of whom did not appear fever, cough, sore throat and other abnormalities. Currently, medical observation period is up, you can lift the quarantine.

Zaozhuang Municipal Center for Disease Prevention and Control Center Director Kai-shun introduction, four close contacts, although the physical signs were normal, good spirits, but taking into account the second confirmed cases of close contacts, for insurance purposes, decided to extend the isolation deadline.

30 afternoon, Zaozhuang City Hospital, director of infection Sun Baoxia briefed reporters being treated for the second case of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza patients: 4-year-old patients, after three days of treatment, the physical signs were normal, in good condition. Body temperature of 36.5 ° C, the outside oxygen 99. Zaozhuang Municipal Hospital Critical Care Medicine physician the Hansi Lin told reporters that the province the first case of human infection with the H7N9 avian flu yesterday artificial lung removed, the vital signs were stable, in a calm state. For patients, the hospital has launched gastrointestinal function, and patients through the digestive tract can "eat" rice oil, food.

Province since the first case of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza, the disease control department of Zaozhuang City to enhance the detection and prevention and control of H7N9 avian influenza virus: 12 close contacts followed up every day, measuring body temperature, throat swab testing; medical samples detected 49 cases of high-risk groups engaged in live poultry slaughter, livestock breeders and found no abnormalities; monitoring the investigation of seven cases of unexplained pneumonia cases were negative laboratory nucleic acid detection of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza; investigation patient contact material, live poultry manure, underground sewage and other environmental samples 220 and found no abnormalities.

"The H7N9 avian flu virus is not so terrible as imagined in everyday life, pay attention to strengthening the health protection of personal hygiene and living environment, the H7N9 avian flu virus can be prevented from the current treatment, people infected with H7N9 more and more experience in the treatment of avian influenza, the National Rehabilitation cases are also increasing, the difficulty of the epidemic prevention is still clearly the source of infection, route of transmission, susceptible populations, and pathogenesis, but the public need not panic. "Road Kai-shun said .

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