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Monday, January 27, 2014
Hunan confirmed one case of human infection with the H7N9 avian flu
Recently, Changsha, Hunan, monitoring foundonecases of severe acute respiratory infections,2014in1month27days, specimens Results Changsha Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the Hunan Provincial Disease Prevention and Control Center are testing and reviewingH7N9nucleic acid positive.According to epidemiological history, clinical manifestations and laboratory test results, the determination ofacase of human infection ofH7N9avian influenza.
Patients Yang Moumou, female,58years 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.