Thursday, February 13, 2014

Jiangxi 1 new confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza #H10N8

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Recently, Jiangxi Nanchang monitoring found a case of severe pneumonia cases . 2014 years 2 months13 days, the provincial health planning committee then China Disease Prevention and Control Center laboratory test reports, the case for the specimens showed influenza H10N8 avian influenza virus nucleic acid positive. Ministry of Health and Family Planning Organization expert consultation, based on the cases of clinical manifestations, laboratory and epidemiological findings, such as the diagnosis of the human cases of infection H10N8 confirmed cases of avian influenza.
  Hu patient, male, 75 years old, who lives in Nanchang. The patients with fever, fatigue and other symptoms on 2 February 4 days hospitalized, 2 May 5 May aggravate lung infection, 2 months 8 days died.
  Expert Tip: prevention of respiratory diseases in winter and spring, pay attention to the ground ventilation to reduce stay in crowded, poor air circulation spaces; wash their hands and avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth; direct contact with live poultry, birds or After the stool, must wash their hands; buy fresh, live, pay attention to prove that view when frozen poultry quarantine. If fever and respiratory symptoms should wear a mask, a doctor as soon as possible.

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