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Saturday, February 1, 2014
CDC Taiwan Press Release - February 1, 2014
Press Release Mainland China, Guangxi Province, 1 new cases of H5N1 flu cases, Zhejiang and Guangdong provinces were added four cases of H7N9 flu cases, the command center called on citizens to go abroad is important to note prevention
Command Center today (2February1day) and the Chinese mainland health authorities confirmed, Guangxi addoneexample ofH5N1flu confirmed cases, the province's first appearance on theH5N1influenza cases in2009was1month.Another Zhejiang Province and Guangdong Province were added4casesH7N9flu confirmed cases, showing the risks and threats of epidemic persists.Currently the command center for human bird flu outbreak suggested travel, China Guangdong, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Jiangsu, Hunan, Shanghai, Beijing, Fujian Province and Guangxi provinces for the second stage: Alert (Alert); Other municipalities (excluding Hong Kong and Macau) as the first stage: Note (Watch).Command Center plans to remind people in mainland China, it is important to avoid contact with birds, to maintain good health habits, and calls upon physicians treating patients with pneumonia, be sure to ask the patient's travel history.
Guangxi Province, the newH5N1influenza cases was75-year-old man with a history of exposure to poultry,1month29days hospitalized because of severe pneumonia,2months1day diagnosis is now in critical condition, said health authorities in mainland China as sporadic cases of the case, before and after the onset of travel history and no history of contact with foreigners, there are no close contacts of cases and no signs of the onset of the spread.Another of the day to addfourcases ofH7N9flu cases, the firstonein Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, Fuyang, cases of80-year-old male farmer,1month31days confirmed, is in critical condition, hospital treatment; Section2cases of Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province,54-year-old man Workers,1month31days confirmed, is in critical condition, hospital treatment; firstthreecases of Longgang District6-year-old boy,2months1day diagnosed mild, stable condition; firstfourcases in Guangdong Huaiji County, Zhaoqing City, Province,5-year-old boy,2months1day diagnosed, currently in a stable condition, hospital treatment.
Mainland China and Hong Kong to (102) in10months1day after the autumn so farH7N9human cases of influenza notified cumulative145cases,16deaths, Zhejiang Province,68cases in Guangdong Province42cases, Fujian Province,11cases in Shanghai8cases , Jiangsu Province,eightcases in Beijingoneexample, Hunan2cases, Guangxi Province,anexample, Hong Kong4cases.Also since last3months31days so far, a total of confirmed279cases, including63deaths.
The country since last4months3dayswill be "fromH7N9flu "as the fifth class of infectious diseases, so far a total of529cases of reported cases, includingtwoinfectious cases (including1death cases),522patients with negative test,5Example inspection.
Command Center pointed out that the Chinese mainland autumnH7N9flu cases are more concentrated in Zhejiang Province and Guangdong Province, mainland China does not rule out the epidemic has expanded south trend, the majority of cases, history of contact with live bird markets and poultry.CurrentlyH7N9influenza transmission to humans mainly from poultry, but there may be a limited, non-sustained human to human transmission case.
Command Center to remind physicians should be strengthened asked history and history of exposure to the patient travel, such as found in line withH7N9influenza informed patient is defined, shall promptly notify the health authority and the cautious response; and to remind people, travel to mainland China, should avoid contact with poultry classes and access live Street markets and poultry birds, bird market, especially not to pick up dead birds; eating chickens, ducks, geese and eggs to be cooked;, and should be implemented hand-washing and other personal hygiene measures to avoid infection.When you return home if fever or flu-like symptoms, they should inform the airline personnel and airport and port of quarantine officers; such as after returning the above symptoms should wear a mask and seek medical advice and inform the physician contact history and travel history.Latest epidemic diseases and other related information can be found in the Agency website(http://www.cdc.gov.tw)the "H7N9flu Corner "and" International Travel Information "area, or call the toll-free hotline and caring people informed epidemic1922 (or0800-001922)contact.