Tuesday, December 31, 2013

86-year-old Jiangsu tourists in Taiwan infected with #H7N9 bird flu confirmed


Taipei, Dec. 31 Xinhua Taiwan's disease control department electric evening of 31 confirmed one case of human infection with the H7N9 bird flu, the patient is 86 years old male tourists from Jiangsu Province, the incidence of traveling to Taiwan is still in ICU treatment.
Taiwan epidemic command center responsible person pointed out that the tourists on December 17 entry, the 19th loss of appetite, chest tightness on the 23rd, when the 24th emergency medical treatment for pneumonia ventilator and ICU stay so far.
It is reported that 25 people with this same tour group tourists, there were 22 people on Dec. 24 return to the mainland. Only patients with two daughters to stay in Taiwan to take care of his father, the two no symptoms.
This is Taiwan's first two cases of human infection with H7N9 imported confirmed cases of bird flu, the first imported case was discovered in April of this year.

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