In April this year, "H7N9" word frequently occupied the front pages of major national media, the First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza as hospitals, emergency treatment after a positive, more than thirty patients have recovered and been discharged.
Now, six months later, their health has always affects everyone's heart. Yesterday afternoon, Zhejiang University Hospital of the theme of "truth
Outpouring of love Zhejiang lifetime - H7N9 avian flu sufferers will. "Than thirty patients and health care workers against bird flu was gathered a the meeting, Li Lanjuan academicians and Zhejiang University hospital doctors work together for a bird flu patient consultation, understanding They nearly half of the body recovery.
Yang Taibo was dying began to buy food to cook Poultry meat without taboos, also insisted on daily walks
Patients meeting, wearing a plaid shirt, wearing a cap Yang Taibo has become the focus of attention. Yang Taibo, aged 67, was admitted to a hospital Zheda first case of human infection with the H7N9 bird flu, is the province's second confirmed cases, the disease is also one of the most serious patients.
Yang Taibo said he was 25 March disease, due to a hospital in serious condition to Zhejiang University. Just admission, he unconsciousness, respiratory failure, pulmonary large number of leaking (commonly known as "white lung"), can only rely on ventilator supplemental oxygen for oxygen exchange. After Chinese Academy of Engineering, Zhejiang University School of infectious disease diagnosis and treatment of a State Key Laboratory of Professor Li Lanjuan and rescue team 37 days of the day and night, in the May 8 officially discharged.
Not long ago, Yang Taibo said the weight to 124 pounds, and exactly the same as before the illness. He said, just discharged when he was only 90 kilos, the people are very haggard, but slowly to recover it. Now all aspects of the body are good, no fever, cough and other symptoms, life and illness as before, no big difference.
The side of his wife has been cheerfully accompanied Yang Taibo. She said: "After discharge, his body recovered quickly. Days later, you can go to farms to buy food, cooking it. Beginning, I was a little worried, they took him, and he went to the farms for more than a months later, he was afraid that I am tired, do not let me accompany it.
"Now, he is less than 6:00 every morning to get up, go to the River Road walk, do some deep breathing, about one hour, they go to farms to buy food, home to me to cook; afternoon, he slept After nap, go to the Southern Song Imperial Street walk, play cards with old friends, and play, four or five points the way back to me make dinner.
"After dinner, he and I went for a walk in the park near their home, and then go home and watch TV for a while, 10:00 look on the bed, very regular life."
We rarely get even a glimpse of survivors' lives after their brush with H5N1 or H7N9, so this is a very welcome report. It's good to see that patients and hospital staff held a reunion to compare notes.
Another report in the same source tells us more about Mr. Yang and adds that another patient named Shu was proud to donate blood after his recovery, in hopes that it might help other patients. We also learn that this was the fourth patient-staff follow-up meeting.