Wednesday, January 15, 2014

#H7N9 Jiangsu Update on 2 Cases

[This is an update on these two patients:

Date of Report:  1/8/14
Name:  54(F) Qu
From:  Nanjing City
Onset:  12/20/13
Adm:  12/27 ICU
Confirmed:  1/8/14
Note:  Exposure to live poultry

Date of Report:  1/10/14
Name:  54(M) Xuan
From:  Nanjing City
Onset:  12/18
Adm:  1/9 Nanjing Serious condition (WHO 1/5)
Confirmed:  1/9
Note:  2nd case this year.

January 15, 2014

  January 8, the provincial Health Department of Jiangsu confirmed one case of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza. Qu a patient, female, 54 years old, now living in Nanjing. This is after the H7N9 outbreak occurs again after a lapse of six months.
  Modern Express reporter learned that the patients in the Southern Medical sophomore Affiliated treatment. South Affiliated Medical sophomore director of infection Feng Gan Chu told reporters that the patient comes, the condition is very critical, and it would "white lung", and breathing very difficult. Therefore, when the rescue, with a endotracheal intubation, ventilator on for a week. The patient has been taken off the ventilator, sanity restored sober, my condition is stable. "We are optimistic estimates, about a week or so the patient can leave the hospital." Feng Gan Chu said.
  Has withdrawn ventilator, the hospital is expected the week
  1 patient
  Provincial Health Department on January 10 briefing, Jiangsu new confirmed cases of H7N9 avian influenza case of human infection. Male patient, aged 54, 9 January afternoon was diagnosed. Since this is the second case of H7N9 bird flu case found within two days, so once caused a great deal of attention. The patients in the Drum Tower Hospital.
  "Theosophy is sober, but also communicate with us, the condition is now stable, has a little bit better, pulmonary symptoms are improving." Gu Qin said that compared to last year's Drum Tower Hospital admissions of six cases of H7N9 critically ill patients, 2014 The number of patients with the disease to light.
  Like the previous six patients, the patients still living in negative Gulou Hospital ward, the ward air "not only into."

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