Monday, January 13, 2014

#H7N9 Guizhou Provincial Health Dept. Sent Group Experts to Zunyi, Meitan Epidemiological Investigation

Xinhua Guiyang, January 13 (Reporter Li Jing Asia) Guizhou found a case of H7N9 avian influenza infection input suspected cases, now the patient has died a death.
  Reporters from the emergency department of Guizhou Provincial Health Department has learned that the patients were male, aged 38, who lives in Meitan County of Zunyi City, until in Ruian work. Cough occurs in patients with a month ago, cough, paroxysmal cough, even with white phlegm, recurrent after treatment at a local hospital drugs. April 2, cough, sputum symptoms, accompanied by dizziness, fatigue, nausea discomfort, dyspnea significantly after the event, but not for further treatment. 4, 2009, the patient returned from Zhejiang Meitan treatment, the 8th sicker into First People's Hospital of Zunyi City, at 18:10 on the 9th died.
  On the 11th, Guizhou Provincial Health Department organized clinical, disease control experts in consultation with other diagnostic conditions, determine patients suspected cases of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza this flu. It is understood that this case belongs in Guizhou Province imported case was first discovered.
  It is understood that the Guizhou Provincial Health Department has sent a group of experts rushed to Zunyi, Meitan, epidemiological investigation, to guide prevention and control work, the patient environment contact disinfection, and close contacts of the patient, including family members and participation treatment of health care under medical observation.
  Meanwhile, Zunyi City started the highly pathogenic bird flu monitoring, reporting and implementation of zero-day report, and in accordance with the relevant provisions of the first case of bird flu reported in a timely manner will be sampled specimens were sent to the National Center for Disease Control review. Currently, the group has been in close contact with the patient to be H7N9 test results were negative.

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