Thursday, February 6, 2014

#H7N9 Beijing More Details on Latest Case of #birdflu

[Details on the 2nd case this year in Beijing of H7N9 Avian Influenze]
  Yesterday, the Beijing Municipal Health and Family Planning Commission announced that, last night, the city confirmed this second case of human infection with H7N9 bird flu, is currently in critical condition, are Ditan Hospital for treatment before the onset of the man selling 20 chickens slaughtered. The first case of infection by the city on January 23 confirmed, has died Jan. 30. Health and Family Planning in Beijing, said that with the increase in passenger traffic for Beijing Spring Festival, the city does not rule out re-imported cases of local cases and the possibility of severe cases and deaths may also occur sporadic human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza.
  □ New Case
  Critical condition has tracheotomy
  February 5 evening 22:50, CDC reviewed by the City, the city from unexplained pneumonia cases and confirmed one case of human infection with H7N9 bird flu, which is the city's second confirmed case this year.
  Patient surnamed Fu, 73-year-old, city residence, who lives in Huairou District. January 30 morning, because of fever and cough, sputum, hemoptysis to Huairou District, the first hospital.At 9:00 on February 2, no significant improvement in symptoms, the income of Respiratory Medicine hospitalization. February 5 is still high fever, low white blood cells, hypoxia symptoms, pandemic influenza rapid test weakly positive, CT display significantly increased lung lesions, the disease progresses rapidly, expert consultation by the hospital as "unexplained pneumonia, highly suspected people infected with H7N9 avian influenza, acute respiratory distress syndrome, "the patient throat swab specimens sent to the CDC for nucleic acid detection area.
  17:24, District CDC nucleic acid detection results are highly suspicious of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza virus; 22:50, CDC reviewed the results of human infection of H7N9 avian City Show influenza virus nucleic acid testing positive. Evening 19:40 Go to Ditan Hospital patients continue to be treated in isolation. Currently patients with pulmonary infection, respiratory failure, septic shock, stress ulcer, extremely critical condition, has been intubated assisted ventilation, boost, symptomatic and supportive treatment, Ditan Hospital and clinical expert working hard to treat municipal patients.
  20 patients had slaughtered chickens
  After investigation, the disease before the patient has been using caged way from home hospital feeding chickens, also conducted the sale of live poultry, slaughter and other activities.Jan. 28 to two other villages to acquire eight chickens. January 24-28 will be keeping a cumulative 20 chickens and purchase on-site slaughter, sale, slaughter, sale process failed to take effective protection, and there is cracking hand wound.
  Preliminary determination that the case is currently in close contact with 35 people. Huairou District CDC has conducted medical observation at home and health monitoring of close contacts of 35, carried out missionary work in acute respiratory disease protection knowledge. Currently close contacts no abnormal symptoms. According to the National Planning Commission Wei H7N9 bird flu prevention and control of human infection with the work program, due to H7N9 virus has an incubation period of seven days before the judge shortened to 3-4 days, but to be safe, the city's latest version of the bird flu prevention and control programs Close contacts are still clear medical observation period of one week. This means that, on the 12th of this month will know whether the situation in close contact with an infected person.

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