18 Apr 2013

H7N9, Shanghai: One new birdflu case (April 18 2013)

[Source: Ifeng, full text: (LINK). Automatic translation from Chinese.]

H7N9, Shanghai: One new birdflu case

2013 04 18, 2007 18:31 Source: Xinmin network

Exclusive reports Xinmin City Health and Family Planning Commission Bulletin, April 18 at 17:00, the city's new case of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases. Up to now, a total of 32 cases of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases, of which 11 died, 16 cases being treated in isolation, five patients have been discharged.

 

New cases as follows:

Patient named Ma, female, 80 years old. Patients April 9 fever with cough, headache, shortness of breath and other symptoms, go to the the Shuguang Hospital East hospital; April 16 was diagnosed with severe pneumonia admitted to hospital. April 17, City Center for Disease Control test results for the H7N9 avian influenza virus nucleic acid positive. City Health and Family Planning Organization of the municipal clinical expert group consultation in this case, the diagnosis of the cases of human infection confirmed cases of the H7N9 avian influenza. Patients are in stable condition, under active treatment. After investigation, the cases of close contact with a total of seven people have been implemented under medical observation, as of now were not unusual.

 

Today one of Discharged Patients are as follows:

Patients Yang, male, 66 years old, from Shanghai. Patients April 6 has been tested and confirmed human infection of H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases, the date of transfer to the Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center for treatment. After active treatment, today (April 18) discharged. (Xinmin Li Xin)

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