[Source: Ifeng, full text in Chinese: (LINK). Automatic translation, edited.]
Shanghai denied 5 unexplained pneumonia patients have received treatment-
Original title: Shanghai denied that he had received treatment in five patients with pneumonia of unknown causes
The Southern News Shanghai yesterday launched an influenza pandemic contingency plans for response level III. Yellow warning level III, which means that human infection with a new subtype of influenza virus and the disease, but no human-to-human transmission occurs.
According to public health emergencies grading requirements, level III yellow warning, which means that human infection with a new subtype of influenza virus and the disease, but no human-to-human transmission occurs. A higher level, level II orange alert, which means that a new subtype of influenza A virus is spread from person to person, but the spread is relatively limited; class I red alert, which means that the pandemic stage.
Shanghai Municipal Government introduced at a news conference yesterday, Shanghai confirmed two cases of H7N9 avian influenza are living in Minhang District, Shanghai, and the two are close to. Between the two cases, there is not currently epidemiological association.
News conference, Wu Fan, director of the Shanghai Municipal Center for Disease Control, H7N9 cases in the death of 87-year-old son is the severe pneumonia death, the eldest son has been cured, they were not detected in the H7N9 virus. In addition, the investigation and the two H7N9 deaths does not belong to the same generation patients, not in the same infection period has ruled out the possibility of nosocomial infection.
Wu Fan, all close contacts of the two cases of H7N9 deaths, including family members, medical staff, have been at home for two weeks of medical observation, have lifted the medical observation, were not found similar symptoms and morbidity.
For there are rumors of another hospital in the Minhang District of Shanghai from March has started received treatment five unexplained pneumonia patients, the spokesman said, Shanghai has started daily reporting mechanism, so far not received a new unexplained the pneumonia the report.
Yin Europe, deputy director of the Shanghai Municipal Agricultural Commission response to a reporter's question that the upper reaches of the Huangpu River, Shanghai animals CDC recently salvaged floating the the dead pigs sampling of 34 retained samples were universal primers detection of avian influenza, avian flu is not found virus.