18 Jul 2013

H7N9, Jiangsu: Two patients still hospitalized (Ifeng, July 18 2013)

[Source: Ifeng, full page in Chinese: (LINK). Automatic translation.]

H7N9, Jiangsu: Two patients still hospitalized

At 3:14 on July 18, 2013 Source: Modern Express - Original title: H7N9 patients in the treatment

Express News (Reporter Liu Jun) yesterday, the Modern Express reporter learned from the Health Department of Jiangsu Province, Jiangsu currently two H7N9 avian influenza patients are still hospitalized.

It is reported that since April 2 Jiangsu Province confirmed human cases of avian influenza H7N9 infection since, in accordance with the unified arrangements of the provincial government, the province's health system into full play the role of prevention and control of the main force, around the "reduce morbidity and reduce mortality," two big goal, to fight against the epidemic.

In this epidemic prevention and control, 50 days, Jiangsu specify in the 16 tertiary designated hospitals the organization of the province strongest force experts to treat critically ill patients.

At present, Jiangsu H7N9 avian influenza were diagnosed in 28 cases, including 17 cases recovered, 9 patients died, and another two cases in governance. Currently, the first case of H7N9 bird flu in Jiangsu patients still in Nanjing treatment. Experts said that the current governance of the two cases, there are underlying diseases, although the virus has been basically eliminated, but other organ complications, so still in active treatment.

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