Monday, January 6, 2014

#H7N9 China Foshan City Health Department Update


According to the Guangdong Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission of the 6th Bulletin, January 3 in the afternoon, the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical College, 1 cases living in Lishui Town, Nanhai District, Foshan City of Guangdong Province through disease prevention and control center laboratory diagnosis of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza cases, the patients were men, aged 47, engaged in the sale and transport of poultry, 25 December onset, 10 days before the onset of fever cases has not been exposed, nor been to the other except in Guangzhou, Foshan City, after the onset of no further contact with poultry, currently in critical condition.
According to reports, after the outbreak, Foshan city health department immediately organize a close contact with the exposed population and suspicious investigation work, 52 close contacts No abnormality was found, more than 700 suspicious tracking of health status of the exposed population are tense underway. Poultry epidemic monitoring work in the agricultural sector undertaken No abnormality was found.
Vice Mayor of Foshan City hosted the 6th Ling epidemic prevention and control work leading group emergency meeting, the deployment of further epidemic prevention and control measures, the meeting decided to immediately start the relevant contingency plans for patients to buy poultry Nanhai District Guijiang three birds wholesale market to take temporary closed Huangqi Insein measures to conduct a comprehensive cleaning and disinfection; poultry market practitioners within a period of one week to implement health care.

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