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20 Jul 2013

H7N9, Hebei found the first case of human infection with avian influenza (Ifeng, July 20 2013, edited)

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

H7N9, Hebei found the first case of human infection with avian influenza

At 22:54 on July 20th, 2013 Source: China News Network

Original title: Hebei found one case of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza

BEIJING, July 20 Shijiazhuang electricity (Shenling Min) According to the Health Department of Hebei Province at 19:55 on the 20th revealed, then the Beijing Municipal Health Bureau on July 20 briefing, Hebei Province, one case went to Beijing for treatment of patients infected with H7N9 bird man was diagnosed confirmed cases of influenza, which is the province's first.

According to reports, the patient was Langfang City, Hebei Zhang, female, 61 years old. July 10, the patient cough, fever and other symptoms; 13, received treatment in Langfang City, a community hospital; 14, received treatment in China Pipeline Bureau, Langfang General Hospital, diagnosed with severe pneumonia, symptomatic treatment without improvement; July at 14:38 on the 18th, by the local 120 referral to Beijing Chaoyang Hospital. 20, the Beijing Municipal Center for Disease Control laboratory review, test results for the H7N9 avian influenza virus nucleic acid positive. The Beijing municipal expert for consultation in this case, the diagnosis of the human cases of avian influenza confirmed cases of H7N9 infection. Currently, patients in critical condition, are Beijing active treatment.

After receiving the report, the Health Department of Hebei Province attaches great importance to immediately dispatched charge rushed to the local Office of the leadership and expert guidance to assist in epidemic emergency work; studying and implementing various measures to deal with the epidemic; organize experts to carry out risk assessments, analyzing the epidemic situation.

Currently, Langfang City, Hebei Province, the health sector is in accordance with the Health Department requirements, continue to implement tracing close contacts of patients and medical observation, surveillance and other emergency measures.

Earlier, according to media publicly reported, since February this year, the Chinese mainland reported a total of 132 cases of H7N9 confirmed cases, including 43 deaths. Hebei human infection with H7N9 avian influenza The confirmed case is the province's first.

China National Health and Family Planning Commission said earlier that people infected with H7N9 bird flu outbreak since China established a multi-sectoral mechanism for joint prevention and control work, make every effort to treat patients, strengthen epidemic surveillance and judged the situation, taken off the city of live poultry markets, specification transporting live poultry, such as integrated source of infection control measures, and with the World Health Organization to maintain close communication and cooperation. Since June this year, the Commission on the 10th of each month (every holiday adjustment time) release of human infection with H7N9 bird flu information. (End)