Via News.92jn.com: H10N8 our first case of bird flu is now causing deaths. Excerpt from a Google translation:
Yesterday, the Ministry of Health and Family Planning Commission news, the China CDC testing, Nanchang, a 73-year-old woman suffering from H10N8 avian influenza on December 6th death due to respiratory failure and shock. This is the first detection of human infection H10N8 of deaths.
The clinical diagnosis of patients with severe pneumonia, accompanied by high blood pressure, and heart disease myasthenia gravis and other infrastructure, low levels of immunity. It is learned that the deceased had live poultry business market exposure history. Patients on November 30 in a hospital for treatment of income Nanchang, December 6 due to respiratory failure, shock and death. All close contacts exception does not appear.
Director of the China Disease Prevention and Control Center emergency center, said Feng Zijian, currently H10N8 source of infection can not be fully determined. Deceased live bird markets exposure history only as a clue.
In recent years, China's health sector increased ILI cases of pneumonia of unknown causes and monitoring efforts, monitoring has improved sensitivity, has monitored discovered H1, H3, H5, H7 and other influenza viruses , influenza and other respiratory diseases and to strengthen prevention and control work.
Feng Zijian noted that animal influenza virus infection in humans phenomenon had occurred many times, this monitoring to disease surveillance H10N8 such a sporadic cases and improve our nation's laboratory capacity and have a great relationship. There will also be before, but found none. Strictly speaking, this should be the first humans "detected" the virus.