Monday, January 27, 2014

Hunan confirmed one case of human infection with the H7N9 avian flu

Recently, Changsha, Hunan, monitoring found one cases of severe acute respiratory infections, 2014 in 1 month 27 days, specimens Results Changsha Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the Hunan Provincial Disease Prevention and Control Center are testing and reviewing H7N9 nucleic acid positive. According to epidemiological history, clinical manifestations and laboratory test results, the determination of a case of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza.
Patients Yang Moumou, female, 58 years old, who lives in Yueyang City, Hunan Miluo. Currently, the treatment of patients in a hospital in Changsha. The epidemiological investigation of live poultry before the onset of patient exposure history. Close contacts of the cases have been timely measures taken under medical observation and found no abnormalities.
Expert Tip: daily life should avoid contact with live poultry, birds live bird droppings, especially disease (dead) birds, if they have contact with, shall wash their hands with soap and water as soon as possible; raw poultry, meat and eggs must be cooked Cook; attention to food hygiene, food processing and food in the process, there must be separate raw and cooked, to avoid cross-infection; buy fresh, live, pay attention to see when frozen poultry quarantine certificate. During the spring should be prohibited on vehicles carrying live birds to avoid outbreaks. If fever and respiratory symptoms should wear a mask, a doctor as soon as possible.

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