The evening of the 17th Shanxi Provincial Health Department informed indirectly, Shanxi confirmed case of human infection of highly pathogenic avian influenza cases.
Bulletin, the patient彭某, F, 2-year-old and currently residing in Xiaoyi City, Luliang Prefecture, Shanxi Province. Patients January 7, 2009 the incidence in Hunan, January 11 with the grandparents back to Shanxi, condition worsened after the January 14 Fenyang treatment in hospitals in Shanxi Province, with no significant symptomatic improvement after treatment, was on the 14th later transferred to Children's Hospital of Shanxi Province.
At present, children in a critical condition, the health sector in Shanxi Province is under the guidance of the Ministry of Health expert group to carry out rescue efforts.
January 17, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences review of patient samples for testing, the results for the H5N1 avian influenza virus nucleic acid positive.
According to World Health Organization of human infection of highly pathogenic avian influenza confirmed case definition and China's diagnostic standards for human avian influenza prevention and control of the Ministry of Health expert group to determine the cases of human infection of highly pathogenic avian influenza confirmed cases.
After the outbreak, the local government attaches great importance to have been in accordance with the "human infection of highly pathogenic avian influenza contingency plans", in January 17, 2009 to start a public health emergency Ⅱ-class emergency response and take the appropriate prevention and control measures All close contacts of the implementation of strict medical observation, and actively carry out a comprehensive epidemiological investigation. Up to now all close contacts are not unusual clinical manifestations.
According to the briefing, the case of the situation, the Ministry of Health has the World Health Organization, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions and part of national communications.