Zhejiang Online October 16 hearing yesterday evening, arrived from Shanghai Shaoxing in Shaoxing small Shou a hospital intensive care ward. In the past four days, he did not even change clothes, always keep in the hospital intensive care unit, the companionship of a coma Brother: Big Liu.
Lau is a large province yesterday new H7N9 avian influenza virus in patients with Mr. Liu, 35 years old, work in Shaoxing, a company engaged in advertising planning, etc., in the October 14 evening, was diagnosed as infected with H7N9 avian influenza virus.
"This year in the first half, I watch the news every day in Shanghai, avian flu often heard things, felt that far away from me, but now it truly happened at my side." Yesterday afternoon, Liu called the report, we hope that through, to draw attention to prevent avian flu virus.
Brother brother every day to encourage coma
For large Liu Liu is also brother is also a parent, so on October 11 at 9 o'clock, when receiving a call from his brother in the hospital after the first time, Liu immediately put down the work arrived from Shanghai Shaoxing.
"In my 11 years old, my mother died on the sick, and later father lost his job because of the restructuring unit, three years older than my brother did not finish secondary school, and went to work in Guangzhou." Liu said, from his high school begins each semester are brother send money back from Guangzhou, has been aided him to finish college and find a job in Shanghai. Liu large order for his brother to school, can not easily change jobs, stayed in Guangzhou this company, then go to this company to set up factories in Shaoxing, Shaoxing large Liu also go to work.
"My parents gave me life, but no brother, no I am now. Brother's seniority over a decade, but so far not many deposits, are to train me, so it has not married, I'm guilty." Liu say, from small brother's body are good, even the common cold are not there, I did not expect this will be infected with this disease.
"When diagnosed, I felt how my brother so unlucky, infected with the disease in the lottery comparable opportunities." Liu said with self-deprecating, but go sigh sigh, and his brother went to Shaoxing did not say a few words After large Liu sank into a coma, has not wake up. Every day, Liu will take advantage of visiting hours, in large Liu bedside to say words of encouragement, though his brother does not hear. Was empty after Liu also search the web for knowledge about the H7N9 avian flu, thinking can have more help his brother.
The brother goes on to say that Mr. Liu and three colleagues had dinner in Shaoxing on October 6, with chicken and duck meat and beer. The next morning he started vomiting, and was in hospital on October 8. After three days his condition was much worse and he was transferred to a major hospital in Shaoxing on October 11. There he fell into a coma. The brother quotes a Dr. Lu as saying Mr. Liu's weight and tiredness may have been factors in his falling ill.
This is the most detailed account I've seen yet on the background and progress of an H7N9 case. I can hardly imagine a similar account in a Saudi paper about a MERS case.