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10 Positive MERS-CoV Asymptomatic Cases In Italy

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Coronavirus: Ten positive cases of "new SARS" in Italian

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Coronavirus: Ten positive cases of "new SARS" in Italian

'They are about a dozen people tested positive' for New Sars' but completely asymptomatic we sent samples to the Institute of Medicine 'to confirm'. This was stated by Professor Alessandro Bartoloni, head of infectious diseases at the AOU Careggi. (ANSA).

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 03, 2013 4:09 pm 
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Looks to be like they were throat swabs, :hello: Tetano

You are making all necessary checks to ensure the spread of the virus. Starting from the three hospitalized cases, the Department of Prevention of Florence, in agreement with the hospital departments of infectious diseases, sent to the laboratory of Virology, University of Florence swabs of all those who have had close contact with the case index and the families of the other two cases. The collected samples were sent to the Institute of Health to confirm a possible positivity.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 03, 2013 4:26 pm 
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Florence, 03/06/2013
"I'm about a dozen people tested positive" for the New Sars "but completely asymptomatic we sent samples to the Institute of Medicine 'for confirmation." This was stated by Professor Alessandro Bartoloni, head of infectious diseases at the AOU Careggi.
"People with positive screening results - continues the professor - have not been isolated and are at home 'cause they have no signs. Continue to take samples and examine them to understand the extent to which the virus and' widespread '. The behavior of New SARS seems to have surprised the experts. "There was a belief, as indicated by the World Health '- continues the infectious disease - that the virus was transmitted recently and was quite aggressive. What we're seeing so far seems to be, however, just the opposite. The scheme and 'reversed'.

The tests are then conducted on people who have had contact with someone who already 'is positive, although it does not present any symptoms. "In addition to the protection of persons - says Professor Bartoloni - this study will serve 'to figure out which' the size of the phenomenon.'s Question, at this point, and ': the virus and' modified oe 'another virus ? ".

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 03, 2013 4:29 pm 
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rymich13 wrote:
Looks to be like they were throat swabs, :hello: Tetano

You are making all necessary checks to ensure the spread of the virus. Starting from the three hospitalized cases, the Department of Prevention of Florence, in agreement with the hospital departments of infectious diseases, sent to the laboratory of Virology, University of Florence swabs of all those who have had close contact with the case index and the families of the other two cases. The collected samples were sent to the Institute of Health to confirm a possible positivity.

http://met.provincia.fi.it/cnews.aspx?n=146433

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REGION: CORONAVIRUS, the samples sent to the ISS TO HAVE ANY POSITIVE CONFIRMATION
Coronavirus, the contacts of the three hospitalized cases were identified by the public health service of the ASL of Florence, Careggi hospital and checked then
I samples are now Istituto Superiore di Sanità, for the confirmation of any positive coronavirus. Meanwhile, the three hospitalized (two to one in the Careggi and Meyer) are in good condition. The crisis unit set up last Friday constantly monitors the clinical and epidemiological situation. And tomorrow will be in Florence the technicians of the Ministry and National Institute of Health, to meet with colleagues from Tuscany.
clinical situation. The three hospital patients - the index case and the woman who has had contact with him working, both at Careggi, and her granddaughter, the Meyer - are in good condition and the symptoms that arise, however, in rapid attenuation, I'm not worrying.
situation epidemiological. You are making all necessary checks to ensure the spread of the virus. Starting from the three hospitalized cases, the Department of Prevention of Florence, in agreement with the hospital departments of infectious diseases, sent to the laboratory of Virology, University of Florence swabs of all those who have had close contact with the case index and the families of the other two cases. The collected samples were sent to the Institute of Health to confirm a possible positivity.
's Crisis Unit. Been active since Friday 31 May, consists of technicians the Councillor right to health, the two companies-university hospital of Careggi and Meyer and the Healthcare 10 in Florence. We met this morning to review all the data currently available and monitor both the clinical situation that the epidemiological. According to the National Institute of Health, the Crisis Unit Tuscan is trying to study the behavior of the virus. "We will increase the number of checks - say the Technical Unit of the crisis - but so far we have verified that the virus is not particularly aggressive and does not involve severe symptoms, presenting clinical symptoms for a quick resolution." Tomorrow afternoon is expected to Florence a meeting of the Crisis with the technicians of the Ministry and the ISS.
Region will issue a daily bulletin, to give an update on the clinical situation that is constant on the epidemiological.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 03, 2013 4:38 pm 
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:hello: Alert
New Sars, the doctors: "We were on alert for more than a year"

Florence, June 3, 2013 - WAS A LONG TIME That the laboratories of the department of infectious diseases of the AOU Careggi were ready to face the new Sars, Bartoloni Explains Alexander, head of the department of infectious and tropical diseases hospital in Florence.
" The international epidemiological alert was taken More than a year ago, in April of 2012, just from Jordan. We were so ready for a long time for this virus. When he arrived at the hospital the first patient, who had just returned from Jordan, and with all the symptoms, we immediately Submitted to the buffer, and we have Identified the coronavirus. " Dr. Bartoloni, Therefore patients are doing well . "Yes Are hospitalized and under observation as a precaution. When the virus will not be negative, they can return home, but we have Concerns. " For 14 months we talk about this virus, but it has never been isolated in Italy. It means That in all this time there has never been? "No, it does not. It 'to less stringent than the SARS virus in 2003 Which Caused had so many deaths. Florentines These three cases, the only Italian for now, they are Most Likely just the tiny tip of the iceberg of a much Broader diffusion That Occurs in our country for a long time. But in the past never gave symptoms giving rise to further verification and lead to the identification and isolation of coronavirus. " symptoms are not so obvious? "Comes with high fever, cold, cough strong. Symptoms That are very similar to many non-specific viral infections That also in. Throughout the winter but recent weeks have hit a large part of the population. For this reason, specific controls on the coronavirus were Conducted only in very close contact of the three patients, who have spent a lot of time with them. " Who are the people who Have Been Screened? "There are about 50 individuals between the families of three patients between the municipalities and colleagues of the two adults. Together with them we did Also checks on doctors, nurses and practitioners who provided first aid. We Talked to everyone and made ​​the pad only to Those Who had symptoms of cough or cooling. " What is this analysis? "This is a withdrawal from the nose and throat with a stick like a cotton swab, not painful, just annoying." How long does it take to get the results That You have made ​​in the afternoon? "If the session Has Been corrected and the machines worked without problems, the results are expected Within a few hours. Even just half a day. " Are you worried? And there is concern among the population? "No, for now the situation is not alarming, but we await the data analysis. Who has been in contact with patients, he knows he can call for any symptom. There is However no alarm among the people: a few have turned to the emergency room for fear of having contracted the New Sars, but it was Explained to them That there is no danger for Those Who Those countries are not from contact with infected people or not. "

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There are about ten, so far, the people tested positive for the New Sars but completely asymptomatic. The samples, said today Professor Alessandro Bartoloni, head of infectious diseases at the AOU Careggi, were sent to the Institute of Health for confirmation. The positive test, by throat swab, not having any symptoms, were not hospitalized and remain at home, obviously under observation. They are good for the conditions of the three patients hospitalized and placed in isolation in recent days: the linking of the first patient, the forty-five Jordanian, should be released tonight or tomorrow at the latest. The man and the girl 'look good', have reported the doctors, but for now remain hospitalized for precautionary reasons.

Meanwhile continue the tests on other people, even without symptoms, come in contact with the three patients with New SARS. It is not excluded so that the number of positives can still go up in the coming hours. "People with positive screening results - continues the professor - have not been isolated and are at home because they have no symptoms. We continue to take samples and examine them to see how far the virus has spread. " The behavior of New SARS seems to have surprised the experts. "There was a belief, as indicated by the World Health Organization - continues the infectious disease - that the virus was transmitted recently and was quite aggressive. What we're seeing so far seems to be, however, just the opposite. The pattern is reversed. " "In addition to the protection of persons - says Professor Bartoloni - this study will serve us well to understand what is the size of the phenomenon. The question at this point is: the virus has changed or is another virus? ».

"The crisis unit set up last Friday - said in a statement the Region of Tuscany - constantly monitors the clinical and epidemiological situation." The Crisis Unit consists of technicians the Councillor right to health, the two companies-university hospital of Careggi and Meyer and the Healthcare 10 in Florence. In the afternoon, in Florence, Dr. Giuseppe Ruocco, general manager of the prevention of the Ministry of Health, participated in the company of Careggi, at a meeting of the crisis organized by the department of health of the Region of Tuscany. Meeting directed by the Assessor Health Louis Brown. "The purpose of the meeting - said in a statement - was to expose the strategies, procedures and initiatives taken by the Region of Tuscany, and this in order to report to the Minister of Health monitor the situation. Tomorrow afternoon there will be a meeting of the crisis with experts from the Institute of Health, in order to complete the technical examination of the actions taken. "


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ROME - There are about ten, so far, the people tested positive for the New Sars but completely asymptomatic. The samples, said today Professor Alessandro Bartoloni, head of infectious diseases at the AOU Careggi, Florence, were sent to the Institute of Health for confirmation. The positive test, by throat swab, having no symptom, were not hospitalized and remain at home, obviously under observation. They are good for the conditions of the three patients hospitalized and placed in isolation in recent days (a man of 45 years living in Florence, his granddaughter a year and a half and one of her colleagues: the linking of the first patient, should be released tonight or at the latest tomorrow. The man and the girl "look good", they have reported the doctors, but for now remain hospitalized for precautionary reasons. meanwhile continue testing on other people, even without symptoms, come into contact with the three New SARS patients. therefore not be ruled out that the number of positives can still go up in the coming hours. "People with positive screening results - continues the professor - have not been isolated and are at home because they have no symptoms. continue to take samples and examine them to see how far the virus has spread. " behavior of New SARS seems to have surprised the experts. "There was a belief, as indicated by the World Health Organization - continues the 'infectious disease - that the virus was transmitted recently and was quite aggressive. What we're seeing so far seems to be, however, just the opposite. The pattern is reversed. Besides the protection of persons - says Professor Bartoloni - this study will serve also to understand what is the size of the phenomenon. The question at this point is: the virus has changed or is another virus? ». 's crisis unit set up last Friday, meanwhile, says a note from the Tuscany Region, "constantly monitors the clinical and epidemiological situation." The Crisis Unit consists of technicians the Councillor right to health, the two companies-university hospital of Careggi and Meyer and the Healthcare 10 in Florence. "There are having to take special precautions - explains Adnkronos Salute - Giorgio Palu, a professor of microbiology and virology at the University of Padova - except those against influenza viruses, such as washing your hands frequently, avoid crowded places and meet the hygiene standards of basis. "" It's a small fire can be switched off - confirmed Fabrizio Pregliasco, a virologist at the University of Milan - but it's good to watch him. For a vaccine ad hoc likely have to wait several months. "
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