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China - Guangdong province reports 13th Zika case - June 6, 2016

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  • China - Guangdong province reports 13th Zika case - June 6, 2016

    New Zika case reported in Guangdong Province

    South China's Guangdong Province confirmed a new Zika case Tuesday, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the province this year to 13.
    The 32-year-old female patient is a Chinese citizen who lives in Venezuela. She entered China through Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport on May 30.
    She first experienced fever on May 31 but only sought medical help on June 3 after developing a rash and suffering backache, according to Guangdong Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission.
    The hospital confirmed Sunday that she had contracted Zika.

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    Province 1 new case of imported cases of Zika virus

    2016-06-06 17:07:15 Ministry of Health and Family Planning Commission | Views (327 ) | text background color:

    [Letter] Guangdong healthfont

    Guangdong Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission June 6 briefing, the province new case of imported Zika virus.
    Liu patient, female, 32 years old, Venezuela trip overseas Chinese nationals, residence in Guangdong Jiangmen Enping TU city streets. May 30 arrived from Venezuela (State is Zika virus outbreak occurs) Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, immigration, no fever upon arrival. May 31 appeared fever; June 3, due to low back pain, rash to the hospital; Zika virus suspected of suspected cases, isolation and treatment of infectious diseases of income. June 5, the provincial CDC review of testing, such as patients with serum samples Zika virus nucleic acid positive. According to the expert group patients with a history of epidemiology, clinical manifestations and laboratory test results, diagnosis of imported Zika virus infections.
    Expert analysis, the risk of the occurrence of the province imported Zika virus will still exist; rising temperatures, mosquito-borne activities increasingly active, the risk of local infection caused by the input of cases will also increase. Experts advise: Back from the Guangdong outbreak national staff to do the precautionary measures and self-health observation, found fever and rash, to hospital for treatment, the medical staff and the initiative to inform the relevant travel history. Pregnant women and women planning pregnancy should be carefully considered to the recent outbreaks of country / region, such as the national epidemic must go, be sure to take anti-mosquito measures. The public wants to respond positively to the call of the Guangdong Provincial Patriotic Health Campaign Committee, continued to carry out "their homes clean, mosquito prevention" campaign, so that "all hands, repotting pouring, clear water, clean up mosquito vector breeding sites."