Friday, January 10, 2014

#H7N9 New Cases in Yinzhou District, Zhejing

At 20:57 on January 10 2014 Source: China News Network

BEIJING, Ningbo, January 10 (Reporter Jiang Yong Ho ) Reporter Latest from Ningbo Municipal Health Bureau, currently residing in Yinzhou District , Ningbo City , Zhejiang Province, Liu XX , January 2 symptoms of fever, cough. Cases based on clinical manifestations , laboratory test results , etc. basis , January 9 morning, Ningbo City CDC samples tested positive today ( the 10th ) , Zhejiang Province, the panel determines human avian influenza cases of human infection of the H7N9 confirmed cases of avian influenza . This is the first case of human infection Ningbo report found that H7N9 avian influenza.

It is reported that patients with Liu XX , male, 30 years old , a native of Anhui, currently residing in Yinzhou District , as a food sales. Patients with symptoms of fever, cough on January 2 , January 7 exacerbations were treated in Ningbo City, a general hospital. Currently, patients in critical condition in the hospital for treatment. Cases based on clinical manifestations , laboratory test results , etc. basis , January 9 morning, Ningbo City CDC test sample is positive, then sent to the CDC , Zhejiang Province , evening 10:30 , the sample is detected again review is positive, January 10 , Zhejiang avian flu prevention and control panel determines that the H7N9 bird flu confirmed cases of human infection in this case .

After the outbreak, Ningbo city health department immediately launched the emergency plan , adopted a series of control measures : the organization of municipal medical care experts to develop treatment programs , and invited the provincial expert consultation , to treat patients ; tissue disease control personnel to carry out the epidemic investigation , and the investigation out of the five implemented in close contact with medical observation .

Up to now , including four close contacts no abnormal performance , a fever symptoms, but who has been ruled out by the detection of H7N9 avian influenza infection . Because patients are in critical condition, still unable to get a clear history of exposure to poultry situation . Meanwhile, Ningbo city health department has good disease reporting and notification of information related departments as required .

According to Ningbo City CDC experts, autumn and winter seasonal flu virus is active , according to a recent analysis of influenza surveillance , Ningbo City has the incidence of influenza in high season , is expected in the next period of time, still appear H7N9 Ningbo sporadic cases of bird flu could .

Ningbo City CDC experts reminded the public not to panic about avian flu , to rational treatment , while paying attention to personal hygiene. Public in their daily lives should avoid direct contact with live poultry , birds or their droppings , if approached , shall wash their hands with soap and water as soon as possible . Do not buy live poultry slaughtered on their own , do not buy without quarantine certificates fresh , live , frozen poultry and their products . Raw poultry , meat and eggs must be cooked cooking , processing and thoroughly wash hands after handling raw meat, poultry and eggs . Pay attention to food hygiene, food processing to achieve separate raw and cooked . Healthy lifestyle , physical activity , wash their hands . If fever and respiratory symptoms should wear a mask to regular medical institutions .

It is reported that , as of the date of Zhejiang in 2014 had been diagnosed four cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza.

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