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China - Woman, 55, new 1 human infection with H10N8 avian flu case

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  • China - Woman, 55, new 1 human infection with H10N8 avian flu case

    [Source: Jiangxi Province Health Department, full page in Chinese: (LINK). Automatic translation.]

    Jiangxi Province reported one new case of H10N8 avian influenza virus infection

    Jiangxi Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission / 2014

    Recently, Nanchang, Jiangxi Province monitoring found one case of severe pneumonia, January 25, 2014, by the National Family Planning Health Organization expert consultation, diagnosis H10N8 avian flu case confirmed cases of the human infection.

    The patient is a female, 55 years old, who lives in Nanchang Hi-tech Development Zone.

    The patient appeared in the January 8, sore throat, dizziness, fatigue and other symptoms, January 15 hospitalized patients currently in critical condition.

    The epidemiological investigation, the patient had a history of exposure bazaars. All close contacts through medical observation does not appear abnormal.

    Expert Tip: prevention of respiratory diseases in winter and spring, pay attention to the ground ventilation to reduce stay in crowded, poor air circulation spaces; wash their hands and avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth; direct contact with live poultry, birds or After the stool, must wash their hands; buy fresh, live, pay attention to prove that view when frozen poultry quarantine. If fever and respiratory symptoms should wear a mask, a doctor as soon as possible.