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Author:  niman [ Sun Feb 08, 2015 10:33 am ]
Post subject:  Guangdong H7N9 Jiangman 48M Shenzhen 52M Zhongshan 73M

Guangdong H7N9 Jiangman 48M Shenzhen 52M Zhongshan 73M

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Author:  niman [ Sun Feb 08, 2015 10:38 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Guangdong H7N9 Jiangman 48M Shenzhen 52M Zhongshan 73M

Guangdong additional three cases of human infection with H7N9 bird flu
2015-02-08 20:45:00 Source: Health Bureau

Health Bureau said, according to the health sector in the mainland informed February 7th and 8th, Guangdong additional three cases of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza. According to the briefing refers to the first patient was 48-year-old male, living in Jiangmen, Kaiping City, history of hypertension, diagnosed in February 7 infections in critical condition; the second example is 52 year old man living in Shenzhen Futian District, in February 7th diagnosed infections in stable condition; third case was 73-year-old male, Zhongshan Torch Development Zone, live, in February 7 confirmed infection in a critical condition.

And since 20l3 to date, a total of 581 cases of confirmed human cases of avian influenza H7N9 infection, of which at least 206 cases of death. Regional local infections since October 1, 2014 appear include: Beijing, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Shanghai, Guangdong, Fujian and Jiangxi. In addition, Canada also recorded two cases of human infection with the H7N9 imported cases of bird flu.

Although the absence of any human infection cases of Macao, but in order to get the maximum protection of public health, the Government has launched an emergency response mechanism, to take a series of preventive measures. Health Bureau will continue and national and neighboring areas in the health sector, the World Health Organization to maintain close contact, monitor the epidemic around and Macao, and through cross-sectoral and public-private cooperation, neighborhood or Macau, once the bird flu epidemic preventive and preparation. Under the current circumstances, the Health Bureau is expected to continue for some time to the mainland will be more people infected with influenza A H7N9 bird flu, do not rule out cases appear Macao Health Bureau requires all medical institutions and medical personnel closely monitor if suspected cases, should be made to detect or referrals; also made the following appeal to the whole Australian public:

 Avoid visiting places recent influenza H7N9 bird flu region markets, farms and other birds have to sell or display;

 Avoid contact with birds and their secretions, excretions; if contact should wash their hands immediately;

 Do not buy, carry without quarantine of birds;

 Do not eat undercooked poultry meat, offal, blood products and eggs;

 attention to personal hygiene, wash hands frequently;

 symptoms such as fever, cough, dyspnea, etc., should wear a mask, a doctor as soon as possible, to the detailed travel history and contact history animal doctor.

For more information on the Influenza A H7N9 avian flu, can be found in the Health Bureau website (www.ssm.gov.mo) or call the Health Department of Infectious Diseases Hotline 28700800 during office hours.

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