On the 19th Hunan Provincial Department of Health bulletin, Hunan recently confirmed case of human infection of highly pathogenic avian influenza cases.
Reporters from the Hunan Provincial Department of Health that the patient吴某某, M, 16-year-old student, who lives in Qiandongnan Prefecture of Guizhou Province. Patients January 8, 2009 the incidence in Guizhou whose condition had worsened in the January 16 Huaihua City, Hunan Province into hospitalization. Patient is now in a critical condition and are actively in treatment.
January 17, the Hunan Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention laboratory specimens of patient testing, the results for the H5N1 avian influenza virus nucleic acid positive; January 19, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention review of patient specimens for testing, the results for the bird flu virus nucleic acid H5N1 positive. Epidemiological survey found that patients had come into contact with dead poultry.
According to World Health Organization of human infection of highly pathogenic avian influenza confirmed case definition and diagnostic criteria of China, the Ministry of Health human avian influenza prevention and control expert group to determine the cases of human infection of highly pathogenic avian influenza confirmed cases.
After the outbreak, the local government in accordance with the "human infection of highly pathogenic avian influenza contingency plans" for all close contacts of the implementation of strict medical observation, and timely to conduct a comprehensive epidemiological investigation. Up to now, all close contacts are not unusual clinical manifestations.
It is understood that with this case of the situation, the Ministry of Health has the World Health Organization, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan region and the relevant national communications.