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China - Yancheng CDC warns on human H7N9 avian flu cases occurring due to cold weather, Jiangsu province - February 1, 2018

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  • China - Yancheng CDC warns on human H7N9 avian flu cases occurring due to cold weather, Jiangsu province - February 1, 2018

    Yancheng CDC experts Weapon H7N9 bird flu prevention and control recommendations

    2018 on February 1, 2018

    Reporters learned from the Municipal Disease Control Center on February 1 that the frequent cold air and the large temperature change recently have caused the high incidence of human H7N9 bird flu. City CDC experts, the Spring Festival approaching, during the Spring Festival poultry consumption is relatively large, exposure to exposure is also relatively high risk, do not rule out the possibility of input and local disseminators of H7N9 bird flu cases.
      According to experts, human infection with H7N9 bird flu is an acute respiratory infection caused by the H7N9 subtype of bird flu virus. Very early onset, similar to the early performance of ordinary flu, mainly for fever, body temperature mostly above 39 ℃ for 1 to 7 days, usually 3 to 4 days, may be associated with runny nose, stuffy nose, cough, general malaise and other symptoms Some patients may have nausea, abdominal pain and other gastrointestinal symptoms. Severe illness progresses rapidly, may appear pneumonia, respiratory distress and other performance, severe cases can lead to death.
      Experts put forward prevention and control suggestions for citizens:
      Usually exercise, rest, avoid overwork, no smoking, wash your hands; pay attention to personal hygiene.
      Pay attention to food hygiene, give priority to the purchase of chilled poultry food; eat poultry, eggs should be thoroughly cooked; processing, preservation of food should pay attention to students, cooked separately; develop good hygiene practices to avoid direct contact with live poultry or dead poultry, Reduce the environmental exposure to the poultry market.
      Maintain indoor air circulation, ventilation should be carried out twice a day window, at least 10 minutes each time, or through the ventilation to maintain air circulation; as little as possible to the air does not flow through the place.
      Attention to the disinfection of household appliances. Avian influenza virus is not heat-resistant, 100 ℃ for 1 minute to inactivate.
      Experts said that if fever and respiratory symptoms, should wear a mask, see a doctor as soon as possible, and remember to tell the doctor before the onset of any travel or contact with history of birds. Once the illness, under the guidance of a doctor treatment and medication, rest, drink plenty of water, pay attention to personal hygiene. (Lu Rongchun)