Friday, January 24, 2014

#H7N9 Beijing Confirmed Case - Fever 3 days, in ICU Now

Translations (2 articles)[editing is mine]
Beijing Center for Disease Control released on the 24th, 23 on the evening of the central laboratory testing found a male patient infected with H7N9 avian influenza virus. After expert consultation, the patient infected with H7N9 bird flu confirmed human cases, Beijing Ditan Hospital is currently being treated in isolation. The epidemiological investigation, the patient has a history of exposure to poultry before the onset of buying pigeons and had eaten.
A little background information is in this article:
Beijing appears suspected H7N9 patients with high fever this morning cough twenty-three days patients were sent to Ditan Hospital
  Yesterday, in Hot Springs Road, Haidian District, Beijing Geriatric Hospital ward, a high fever, cough two or three days of Pentecost men suspected of having H7N9 avian influenza. This morning, 120 cars seconded negative, the patient sent to Beijing Ditan Hospital for treatment.
  Zero o'clock this morning, the reporter arrived at the Hot Springs Road, Haidian District, Beijing Geriatric Hospital. Layer in the ward floor hall reporter saw three family members sitting in a chair waiting. Three other family members are doctors in the duty room on the first floor, repeatedly asked the relevant condition, so the risk of referral.
According to the families of introduction, the sick man, 50 years old. Before the onset, particularly in patients with normal physical health, there is no underlying diseases. But this time, the patient has seen two consecutive days of fever, cough and other cold symptoms. However, including the patient's family, including a cold start thinking that it is simple, no one is too concerned about, just ate a few days of cold medicine.
  Even after simple treatment such as medication, but still can not see the symptoms of fever subsided, then he was taken to a nearby hospital fever clinics elderly family members.
  "After the hospital rescue medication, although still in a state of fever, but the temperature has been significantly diminished, theosophy is relatively clear, but he is still in the single room isolation ward." The family said that patients need to go to Ditan Hospital for treatment.
  Interrupted Hospital, said patients with suspected H7N9 infection
  Today 2:05, a 120 ambulance arrived. Subsequently, the staff will release the patient from the isolation ward, rushed to the airport is located near the high-speed Ditan Hospital.
  This morning, Ditan Hospital confirmed today at 3 pm, from the Beijing Ditan Hospital Geriatric Hospital to accept a transfer patient, the patient suspected of being infected with highly pathogenic H7N9 avian influenza.
  Currently patients have been transferred to the ICU to rescue, but otherwise disclose the hospital said. Text / Nightline reported group

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