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  • China - Nosocomial enterovirus spread caused 5 deaths in neonatal unit, 14 others sickened - Guangdong province - May 12, 2019

    Guangdong hospital neonatal intensive care unit five infant deaths found that enterovirus caused the dean to be removed 

    2019-05-12



    Some parents have previously posted on the Internet, referring to a serious cross-infection accident in the neonatal intensive care unit of Shunde Hospital of Southern Medical University in Shunde , Guangdong, causing the death of many newborn babies; the relevant departments of Guangdong Province and Foshan City released a message on Saturday (11th) It refers to a serious medical accident caused by enterovirus and poor management. Five infants died and the institutions and personnel involved have been seriously investigated. The mainland media reported on Sunday (12th) that the relevant person in charge of the Guangdong Provincial Health and Health Commission said that after epidemiological investigation, clinical case analysis, hospital infection investigation and analysis and pathogen detection, the encephalitis type 11 intestine was identified. In the case of nosocomial infection caused by the virus, five infants with neonatal pneumonia and other diseases died. Thirteen infected infants have been cured and discharged. Another infant is still hospitalized and stable. The hospital has not found any new infections. The person in charge pointed out that according to the investigation, the incident was due to the lax management of the hospital, the rules and regulations for hospital infection prevention and control were not perfect, and the implementation of neonatal hospital infections was missing, and serious medical accidents caused by hospital infections were not reported. The local health and health authorities shall, according to the “Administrative Measures for Hospital Infections” and the “Regulations on the Implementation of the Regulations for the Administration of Medical Institutions”, order the hospital's neonatal ward to suspend business for rectification; the hospital shall be instructed to strictly implement the rectification within a time limit. The Provincial Health and Health Commission has deployed the province's medical and health institutions to comprehensively investigate hospital infection prevention and control work to identify hidden dangers, plug loopholes, strengthen management, and prevent similar incidents from happening again. The relevant departments made serious investigations on the relevant responsible persons of the incident. The party secretary and dean of Shunde Hospital of Southern Medical University revoked the duties and dismissal of the party; the deputy director of the Health and Health Bureau of Shunde District of Foshan City was also removed from office; other relevant responsible persons Was processed.

    https://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/h...019101830.html

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