In response to the increase in the number of patients, Li said that after receiving a number of cases of pneumonia found by some medical institutions in Wuhan City and the South China Seafood City, he conducted a search and retrospective investigation in medical institutions throughout the city, especially by expanding the search scope for cases of unexplained viral pneumonia.
So far, he said, epidemiological surveys have shown that the expansion of the search, the further development of a retrospective survey of existing cases, and the continued inclusion of surveillance cases are the main reasons for the increase in the number of patients.
On january 5, wuhan health and health commission issued a circular saying that a total of 59 patients with unexplained diagnoses of viral pneumonia were reported, of which 7 were severe. Respiratory pathogens such as influenza, avian influenza, adenovirus, infectious atypical pneumonia (SARS) and Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome (MERS) have been excluded.
A: Winter and spring are the high incidence season of respiratory infectious diseases. Since the winter and spring, the medical and health institutions in Wuhan have further increased the monitoring of respiratory infectious diseases.
Recently, some medical institutions in Wuhan reported that several cases of pneumonia were found to be associated with the South China Seafood City. Further investigation showed that most of these patients had fever and fatigue, some had cough and little sputum, and a small number of patients had difficulty breathing as the disease progressed. The laboratory examination showed that the total number of white blood cells was normal or decreased, the lymphocyte count was decreased, and some patients had increased liver enzyme and muscle enzyme.
The above information indicates that viral pneumonia. Pathogen detection, excluding respiratory tract pathogens such as influenza, avian influenza, adenovirus, infectious atypical pneumonia (SARS) and Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome (MERS), requires further pathogen identification and etiology traceability.
Answer: Wuhan city health committee receives some medical institutions to find many cases of pneumonia and the case of the association with the South China Seafood City, in the city's medical institutions to carry out a search and retrospective investigation, especially to expand the scope of viral pneumonia cases of unknown causes, organized experts according to the diagnosis and treatment program to search for the case.
Up to now, epidemiological surveys have shown that the expansion of the search scope, the further development of a retrospective survey of existing cases, and the continued inclusion of surveillance cases are the main reasons for the increase in the number of patients.
A: Up to now, respiratory pathogens such as influenza, avian influenza, adenovirus, infectious atypical pneumonia (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) have been excluded. pathogen identification and etiology traceability work is still in progress and no clear human transmission evidence has been found.
A: Up to now, the preliminary investigation shows that there is no clear evidence of human transmission, but the clinical manifestation of the patient is viral pneumonia, there are severe cases, the etiology is not clear, the work of pathogen identification, etiology traceability and related epidemiological investigation is still being carried out further, in view of this situation, it is necessary to adopt more strict preventive public health measures such as patient isolation treatment, close contact tracing and medical observation at present, and I think this is a common practice in the international community.
A: common viral pneumonia, can occur throughout the year, for this unknown cause of viral pneumonia, Wuhan City has taken the closure of the South China seafood market, patient isolation treatment, close contact tracking and medical observation and other prevention and control measures, effectively reduce the risk of infection of citizens.
However, winter and spring season is the high incidence season of respiratory infectious diseases such as viral pneumonia, the public still needs to maintain good living habits and hygiene habits, wash hands frequently, keep indoor air circulation, properly open windows and ventilation, and vaccinate against influenza.