February 10, 2013 20:42:37
Guiyang, Xinhua, February 10 (LI Jing Asia) Guizhou confirmed two cases of human infection of highly pathogenic avian influenza cases in the 10th , two people in critical condition, is receiving treatment at an emergency.
Reporters learned from the Guizhou Provincial Health Department, two cases of patients for a man and a woman, living in Guiyang City, are at the beginning of the month incidence. 10, 2009, the Ministry of Health and Guizhou Province expert group determined that the two cases of confirmed cases of human infection of highly pathogenic avian influenza. Epidemiological investigation has not found that there is a clear history of poultry contact in the two cases before the onset of the two in critical condition and undergoing treatment.
After the outbreak, the Guizhou provincial party committee, the provincial government has taken in accordance with the relevant plans and programs appropriate prevention and control measures, and all close contacts were under medical observation. As of now, has not yet found abnormal clinical manifestations of medical observers.
It is understood that the people infected with the highly pathogenic avian influenza in acute respiratory infections caused by influenza A H5N1 virus. The majority of patients with high fever and pneumonia, acute onset, rapid progression and high mortality. Currently, bird flu from poultry to humans, yet found sustained human-to-human transmission.
The health sector prompted, Now is the time during the Spring Festival, the public in their daily lives to pay attention to personal hygiene, physical activity, avoid over exertion, avoid contact with sick or dead birds found there dead poultry birds must promptly report to the local authorities; if any fever or flu-like symptoms should be promptly to a regular hospital.http://news.xinhuanet.com/local/2013..._114665589.htm