Via Xiaoxiang Morning News: Hunan confirmed one case of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza Spring Festival travel less contact with live birds died of avian. Excerpt from a Google translation:
January 27, Hunan Provincial Health Department news release, Hunan has confirmed one case of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza. Provincial Health Department informed patients Yang Moumou, female, 58 years old, who lives in Yueyang Miluo, currently in Changsha, a hospital for treatment.
Provincial Health Department Emergency Management Office responsible person, after the onset to treatment in Changsha, Yueyang, a doctor during treatment is highly suspected cases of avian influenza, and patient with history of exposure to live birds. Close contacts of the case have been timely measures taken under medical observation and found no abnormalities. Currently patient with serious illness in ICU (intensive care unit) to accept treatment.
Monitoring - live poultry market in Changsha on key environmental monitoring carried out bird flu
Communicable Disease Prevention and Control, Changsha, chief, chief physician Liu Ruchun introduction, January 26, the National Health and Family Planning Commission issued the "people infected with H7N9 avian flu (2014 edition)," pointed out that people infected with H7N9 avian flu part of the sporadic cases, individual families gathered onset phenomenon, but there is no evidence of sustained human-to-human transmission between the.
People infected with H7N9 bird flu can spread through the respiratory tract or close contact with infected poultry infected secretions or excretions obtained, or through contact with virus-contaminated environments spread to humans, do not rule out limited non-sustained human-to-human transmission.
Since January of this year, Zhejiang, Guangdong, Fujian, Shanghai and other cities have found many cases of human infection with H7N9 bird flu, epidemic situation in view of the country, Changsha CDC enhanced surveillance, and recently the focus of live poultry in Changsha market and backyard farmers to carry out environmental monitoring of avian influenza.