Prevention and control of H7N9 avian influenza in Xining action


City Health Bureau organized H7N9 avian influenza prevention and control simulation exercise

Xining CDC for medical staff to carry out H7N9 avian influenza prevention and control knowledge training

vice mayor Tong Wang led the City Health Bureau leaders to check the epidemic prevention and control work

what is human infection with H7N9 avian influenza

avian influenza is an acute infectious disease caused by a subtype of influenza a virus. Avian influenza virus is generally sensitive to heat, strong resistance to low temperature, heating at 66 degrees Celsius for about 30 minutes or boiling (100 degrees C) can be killed by the end of the day. It usually infects birds and has less chance of infection. The people infected with H7N9 avian influenza virus, H7N9 and H9N2 gene is a new virus. People infected with H7N9 avian influenza patients generally manifested as influenza like symptoms, such as fever, cough, sputum, headache, muscle soreness and general malaise. Patients with severe illness developed rapidly, manifested as severe pneumonia, most of body temperature is over 39 DEG C, difficulty in breathing, may be accompanied by hemoptysis; if the treatment is not timely, rapid progress of acute respiratory distress syndrome syndrome, shock, multiple organ failure, and even lead to death. Because it is a new type of infectious disease, the degree of human understanding of it has a large limitation, but also to the prevention and control work has brought difficulty.

how can we prevent H7N9 avian influenza

There is some evidence to suggest that

currently live poultry market exposure is the risk factors of avian influenza H7N9 infection incidence, poultry excreta, secretions and virus may be infected with H7N9 avian influenza virus infection sources. The public should avoid direct contact with live poultry, birds or their droppings in daily life, if have contact as soon as possible to wash with soap and water; do not buy to live poultry slaughter, do not buy no quarantine certificate, fresh, live and frozen poultry products; poultry, meat and egg must be cooked. Wash your hands thoroughly cooked, processed raw poultry meat and eggs to; should pay attention to food hygiene, food processing to separate raw and cooked; cultivate a healthy lifestyle, strengthen physical exercise, improve their immune system; if fever and respiratory symptoms, should wear a mask, to the hospital fever clinic as soon as possible, remember to tell the doctor before the onset of exposure to poultry, and under the guidance of a doctor in the regular treatment and medication. Some cases of severe cold must not be taken lightly, should be taken seriously and actively cooperate with medical staff to do a good job of treatment and prevention and control work.

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