Wednesday, August 14, 2013

#H7N9 China: Dongguan: the city's three bird markets monitoring H7N9 virus

August 14, Dongguan City Health Bureau issued notification that the three birds wholesale market outside the city of Dongguan environmental monitoring has comprehensive coverage, always monitor the H7N9 virus.Currently, Dongguan been found suspected human infection of H7N9 avian influenza cases and confirmed cases.
     Spectacular three birds wholesale market closed, disinfection
     According to the Guangdong Provincial Health Department on August 10 briefing, Guangdong confirmed the first case of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza. Patients in Huizhou poultry slaughter work part of their business comes from chickens spectacular bridge in the town of Dongguan three birds wholesale market.
     Dongguan municipal government attaches great importance to the leadership, called for the strengthening of the city's three bird markets monitoring and guidance; agriculture, health and epidemic prevention departments strengthen their current H7N9 avian influenza prevention and control work of urgency and responsibility, must be highly vigilant, do not any chances to further implement joint prevention and control measures, to protect public health.
     Since August 10, Dongguan health departments respond the first time, rapid deployment, combat readiness, good people infected with the H7N9 bird flu prevention and control work. After receiving notification province, August 10 morning dispatched Municipal Center for Disease Control professionals to investigate and deal with.After investigation, the spectacular three birds wholesale poultry management and employees no recent flu-like symptoms, Municipal Center for Disease Control in this market environment, its duties collected 20 samples for the H7N9 avian influenza virus nucleic acid testing, the results were negative.
     According to the agriculture department, since April this year, the city Bureau of Agriculture within the city every month, all three birds wholesale market for dynamic monitoring, the cumulative samples tested more than 10,000 copies, in addition to three birds wholesale market a chicken Dongcheng sample was found to H7N9 positive for bird flu virus, the rest were not unusual.
     Currently spectacular bridge in the town three birds wholesale market in closed state, and an increase in the frequency of disinfection, closed session no longer wholesale poultry.
     Health sector is well prepared to deal with the epidemic
     At the same time, the health sector is also well prepared to deal with the epidemic. Health Bureau requires all health units providing technical and material such as emergency preparedness, found that a history of exposure to poultry ILI and pneumonia cases and all severe pneumonia, unexplained pneumonia cases should be collected as soon as possible specimens sent investigation.
     Admitted to the hospital has also been designated to prepare. Once the H7N9 bird flu patient, will be timely, standardized, potent treatment. Various medical institutions set up fever clinics, good triage of patients with fever work, so early detection, early reporting, early diagnosis and early treatment. Of suspected and confirmed cases, isolation and treatment in a timely manner to prevent nosocomial infections.
     In addition, the city's three birds wholesale market outside environmental monitoring has comprehensive coverage, always monitor the H7N9 virus.

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