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  • Giuseppe
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    Re: China - Guangdong - Expert: risk of sporadic cases of human infection with H7N9 will significantly increase in the next few months

    [Source: Ifeng, full page: (LINK). Automatic translation from Chinese, edited.]


    Guangdong, two human cases of H7N9 virus infection, other anticipated


    At 4:19 on December 17, 2013 Source: Southern Metropolis Daily

    Southern News correspondent correspondent Guangdong Wan honey Wilson Guangdong Kang letter yesterday, the Provincial Planning Commission informed guard, Yangjiang confirmed case of human infection of bird flu H7N9.

    Patients Zhang, female, 65 years old, who lives in Yangjiang City, retired personnel, is currently in critical condition. After receiving the report, the Provincial Planning Commission sent epidemiologists Guardian and clinical experts to assist in the investigation of Yangjiang and guidance for treatment.

    Guangdong CDC chief expert, He Jianfeng, director of prevention and control of infectious diseases introduced before the onset buy a home to raise chickens, their close contacts were not found in the current strange.

    Original title: Yangjiang confirmed one case of human infection of H7N9 cases

    Southern News correspondent correspondent Guangdong Wan honey Wilson Guangdong Kang letter yesterday, the Provincial Planning Commission informed guard, Yangjiang confirmed case of human infection of bird flu H 7N 9. Patients Zhang, female, 65 years old, who lives in Yangjiang City, retired personnel, is currently in critical condition.

    After receiving the report, the Provincial Planning Commission sent epidemiologists Guardian and clinical experts to assist in the investigation of Yangjiang and guidance for treatment. Guangdong CDC chief expert, He Jianfeng, director of prevention and control of infectious diseases introduced before the onset buy a home to raise chickens, their close contacts were not found in the current strange.

    Guangdong recent spate of people infected with H7N9 discovery of bird flu, and Hong Kong have confirmed two cases of patients who stay in Shenzhen, it means that H7N9 possible large-scale outbreak in Guangdong?

    Jianfeng believe that the recent continuous detection of cases, on the one hand may result into the winter, coinciding with the flu season, the virus at low temperatures is not easy to die; on the other hand, the current management of Guangdong farmers market is not optimistic, especially in small cities and rural areas farmer's market areas worrying health conditions, increasing the likelihood of human infection.

    However, Jianfeng stressed that people without tension. Judging from the current study, H 7N 9 virus has not mutated, no evidence of sustained human-to-human transmission, it is unlikely that large-scale clusters of outbreaks in Guangdong, Guangdong discovered for some time but sporadic cases of human infection with H7N9 The high risk may arise at any time.

    Jianfeng said that from the previous cases, the vast majority of patients have a clear history of exposure to poultry, although it can not determine the direct relationship between exposure and the onset of birds, but also a risk factor, it appealed to the public to avoid contact with birds, do not buy poultry products of unknown origin, the elderly, children, etc. should be avoided to the recent live poultry markets.

    Dongguan diagnosed patients had to eat chicken farmhouse

    Southern News reporter Yan Hua Huang Chao Wu Xuefeng yesterday morning, Dongguan City Health Bureau held a media briefing to introduce Dongguan December 15 new people infected with H7N9 cases of avian influenza situation. Dongguan City People's Hospital Director of Respiratory Medicine, City of human infection of bird flu clinical expert H7N9 leader Zhang Ping said, "Up to now, the patient's condition is very critical, is critically ill patients."

    "According to family members to reflect, five days before the onset of the patient, worked in Fenggang, a farmhouse dining restaurant, then had eaten chicken," CDC deputy director of Dongguan City, ZHANG Qiao-li said, "The survey found that the farmhouse where the live poultry rearing, Guests point of the meal, the restaurant scene slaughter, cooking. still not sure of the farmhouse restaurant is the source of infection for the patient.

    "It is understood that local authorities have been ordered to suspend business for rectification of the restaurant, and the culling of all live poultry.


    Timeline
    • August 10
      • Guangdong confirmed the first case of human infection of bird flu H 7N 9 patient from Huizhou.

    • November 5
      • Guangdong diagnosed the second case of human infection of bird flu H7N9 patient from Dongguan.

    • December 3
      • Hong Kong confirmed the first case of human infection of bird flu H7N9.

    • December 6
      • Hong Kong confirmed the second case of human infection of bird flu H7N9.

    • December 10
      • Shenzhen detected three H7N9 avian influenza virus nucleic acid positive [in environmental samples taken at live poultry markets].

    • December 15
      • Guangdong confirmed the third case of human infection of bird flu H7N9 patients from Dongguan.

    • December 16
      • Guangdong confirmed the fourth case of human infection of bird flu H 7N 9 patients from Yangjiang.

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  • Pathfinder
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    Guangdong Vice Governor: Guangdong into cases of human infection with H7N9-prone period

    Published: 2013-12-16

    Reporters from the 16th meeting of the Guangdong Provincial People infected with H7N9 bird flu prevention and control work leading group conference that experts judged believe that winter and spring high risk of sporadic human infection with H7N9, Guangdong bird flu cases.

    Guangdong CDC director, prevention experts Zhang Yonghui introduced by the group of experts to assess, winter and spring high risk of occurrence of sporadic human infection in Guangdong Province H7N9 bird flu cases across the province are always cases may occur, especially in the Pearl River Delta region need attention.

    Vice Governor of Guangdong Province, Lin Shaochun said that currently, Guangdong Province, has entered the human infection with H7N9 bird flu-prone, prone period.

    Meeting the requirements of the agricultural sector to strengthen environmental health and daily management of live poultry farms, good appearance before the testing and inspection of live poultry, farm vehicles entering and leaving the strict disinfection. Forestry departments to crack down on illegal trading wildfowl, regulate business activities fowl farms. Industry and commerce departments should strictly prohibited inter-provincial trade of live poultry, live animal markets insist on "1, cleaning and disinfection, cleaning a week, closed on January 1", around New Year's Day, New Year to all arrange a closed, fully engaged in the implementation of live poultry trade slaughter hygiene precautions practitioners.

    The meeting also required medical institutions to strengthen influenza-like illness and unexplained pneumonia cases investigation, grassroots medical institutions use to early cases of influenza neuraminidase inhibitors (Tamiflu) and other anti-influenza drugs, the relevant agencies to organize the etiology, epidemiological studies and clinical treatment and so on. Inspection and quarantine departments to do the sampling and testing of poultry to Hong Kong to work. Strengthen information dissemination, timely response to the concerns of public opinion, educate and guide the masses to strengthen personal hygiene, to develop good eating habits, do not eat poultry died of unknown origin, eating cooked poultry should be cooked.

    In addition, Guangdong Province, and then add one case of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza. According to the Guangdong Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission on the 16th Bulletin, Yangjiang confirmed one case of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza. (Reporter Xiao Sisi)

    Source: XinhuaEditor: Song Yian

    zhttp://big5.china.com.cn/gate/big5/news.china.com.cn/2013-12/16/content_30912939.htm

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  • Pathfinder
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    Re: China - Guangdong - Expert: risk of sporadic cases of human infection with H7N9 will significantly increase in the next few months

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    The next few months increases the risk of avian influenza seven categories of people vaccinated as soon as possible

    2013-11-22 10:300
    Source: Dayang

    Information Times (reporter Li Nannan correspondent Guangdong Kang Xin)

    Guangdong Province 2013 annual monitoring of avian influenza and human influenza prevention and control work conference held on November 20.

    After the Spring Festival will be entered influenza epidemic of seasonal

    According to the Guangdong provincial CDC chief expert, He Jianfeng, director of prevention and control of infectious diseases introduced, according to the calendar year of influenza surveillance data show that Guangdong Province influenza activity in the winter at a low level in the coming year is expected to be around 2 to 3 months into a new one epidemic season. But this year's monitoring also found a rather special case in which the 39 weeks (ie by the end of September) and found a rare small peak flu, which in previous years is relatively rare, it is worth disease control departments concerned.

    Experts call for flu vaccination as soon as possible trough

    People how to do it better flu prevention? Jianfeng said that the most effective way to prevent influenza is vaccination initiative, "There is a trough of influenza is vaccination is the best time." According to the Guangdong characteristics of influenza activity, experts recommend influenza vaccination timing from October last year to next May.

    Jianfeng introduced, but with the southward migration of migratory birds and the weather cools, the possibility of the spread of the virus exist and will be strengthened. Common cold virus pregnant span characteristics, it is expected that over the next few months, Guangdong occurrence of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza distributing cases will significantly increase the risk; same time, there is the risk of occurrence of H5N1 cases distributed.

    Seven categories of people should be vaccinated as soon as possible

    5 years of age children, especially infants and children under 2 years

    60 years old or older

    cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease, renal dysfunction, blood disorders, nervous system disorders, neuromuscular dysfunction, metabolic diseases and other chronic diseases

    suffering from immunosuppressive diseases or immunocompromised adult children

    18 years of age adolescents receiving long-term aspirin therapy

    long-term residents in nursing homes and chronic rehabilitation agency personnel

    Pregnant women pregnant during the influenza season and plans for women

    http://news.xinmin.cn/shehui/2013/11/22/22725192.html

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  • China - Guangdong - Expert: risk of sporadic cases of human infection with H7N9 will significantly increase in the next few months

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    Expert: Guangdong appear next few months will significantly increase the risk of H7N9

    2013-11-21 08:55 Source: Nanfang Daily

    Abstract: In the next few months, Guangdong, sporadic cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza will significantly increase the risk, prevention and control of this risk management is the key to live poultry market, therefore, Guangdong also need to continue to implement, but the night of live poultry retail markets established policy.

    Nanfang Daily (Reporter / Luo Xiao Hua intern / Huang Pei Yi correspondent / Liang Ning) yesterday, the provincial CDC in Foshan, held this year to monitor the flu and bird flu prevention and control conference, the provincial CDC chief expert, infectious disease prevention and control of the long Jianfeng said at the meeting, is expected over the next few months, Guangdong, sporadic cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza will significantly increase the risk, prevention and control of this risk is the key to management of live poultry market, therefore, Guangdong also need to continue to implement the retail market activities However, the established policy of the night birds.

    Previously Dongguan There was one H7N9 cases nowadays Guangdong is in the line of birds south, H7N9 risk of transmission is suddenly intensified? Jianfeng said migratory birds in H7N9 spread only has a key role in the early stage of reorganization into the current stage of the spread of the H7N9 limited significance. He said, H7N9 more through poultry, especially backyard poultry achieve cross-species transmission. Therefore, a major key to prevention and control of H7N9 in poultry is to monitor the market, "Guangdong still have to gradually implement the retail market of live poultry, but the night."

    Meanwhile, Jianfeng noted, H7N9 susceptibility population actually very poor, "the world can be seen, it is at least a year of life reorganization, now only 139 cases, if it is easy to infect humans, there is absolutely more than this number." For infected patients, he speculated, may be associated with "certain groups with special susceptibility genes, have launched studies are currently abroad."

    Jianfeng revealed that from January to October this year, a total of 20,333 samples in Guangdong were influenza pathogen detection, found positive rate was 10.1%. Unlike in previous years, this year from September to October, there have been outbreaks of influenza in Guangdong small peak, "This is rare in previous monitoring, but this is not just unique to the Guangdong, Hong Kong, Macau and South China have experienced this phenomenon." Jianfeng said that at present the reasons for this small peak appeared still studying.

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