Saturday, January 4, 2014

#H7N9 Shanghai case in critical condition with ventilator

Are the recent frequent fog and haze spread of H7N9 avian influenza affected? Lu Hongzhou said, although not directly cause haze spread of avian flu H7N9, but easily lead to respiratory immunity, so that people infected with the H7N9 bird flu virus more easily onset and worse.
It is reported that Shanghai Health and Family Planning Commission date of disclosure, Shanghai confirmed one case of confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza. Patients Zhou Moumou, male, 86 years old, Shanghai household registration. He confirmed on January 3, has been hospitalized. Lu Hongzhou as authoritative experts participated in three of the afternoon's consultation. He revealed that the patient's condition is very bad, he has appeared in the H7N9 avian flu infection to severe pneumonia, the medical staff to give him taking Tamiflu and ventilator. The infection specialist, said patients are in critical condition.
According to reports, the 80-year-old man, along with his wife before the onset to the live bird markets, although not personally slaughter of live birds, but a closer look at the side of the chicken slaughter live poultry traders process. Lu Hongzhou said that at present, Shanghai is the families of the patients had disease control personnel to detect relevant live bird markets should also be closed.
How to prevent H7N9 virus? Lu Hongzhou said, do not live bird markets, do not touch live birds, they will not be infected. He believes that in order to live bird markets closed well to prevent infection of the disease. He said that for the H7N9 virus, the hospital should have a high degree of vigilance, as long as patients with flu-like symptoms such as fever, cough, pneumonia, regardless of whether the relevant checks should be performed as soon as possible H7N9 virus detection. He said many hospitals now have the ability to check this.

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